A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 11:14:36 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.515 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/15 / 2015-11-02 17:14:36 / November 2, 2015 @ 5:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 3.515 km, -97.3625° West, 35.7508° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200041ex. Id of event: us200041ex.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Noble, Tecumseh (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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