A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -97.4206° West, latitude 35.6814° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:51:12 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bt8. Id of event: us10004bt8. Global time and date of event 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 12:51:12 / January 6, 2016 @ 12:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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