A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.98 km (1 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:03:05 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8194 West, latitude 36.0076 North, depth = 1.98 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 22:03:05 / October 10, 2015 @ 10:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003mqq. Event ids that are associated: us10003mqq.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Collinsville, Moore, Piedmont (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km WNW of Cushing, Oklahoma.
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