A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.77 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 22:56:07 / December 15, 2015 @ 10:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5481 West, latitude 36.217 North, depth = 1.77 km. The temblor was detected at 16:56:07 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004hg0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004hg0.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bethany, Warr Acres, Cushing.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 twelve, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 24 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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