A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.96 km (2 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:20 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.96 km, -97.5807° West, 36.0874° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 20:20:20 / October 30, 2015 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us200040xa. Unique identifier: us200040xa.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Moore, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 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: 15 km N of Crescent, Oklahoma.
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