A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from McLoud in Oklahoma on Saturday. Event id: us10003mp5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mp5. Exact location of earthquake, -96.9918° West, 35.4473° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was detected at 07:53:04 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 12:53:04 / October 10, 2015 @ 12:53 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, Stillwater, Piedmont (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km E of McLoud, Oklahoma.
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