A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10004ab5. Event ids that are associated: us10004ab5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/12/15 / 2015-12-29 21:40:47 / December 29, 2015 @ 9:40 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:40:47 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4147 West, latitude 35.6886 North, depth = 7.08 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.08 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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