A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 11:39:39 / January 1, 2016 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004aqg. Unique identifier: us10004aqg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:39:39 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4286° West, 35.6868° North.
The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Seminole.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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