A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.12 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 10:15:13 / October 17, 2015 @ 10:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 4.12 km, -96.8333° West, 35.993° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:13 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pbt. Id of event: us10003pbt.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jenks, Tulsa, Shawnee (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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: 6 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma.
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