A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 16:39:09 / December 22, 2015 @ 4:39 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:09 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.3816 West, latitude 35.7683 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100048u7. Id of event: us100048u7.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Blanchard, Noble (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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