A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 06:51:39 / January 6, 2016 @ 6:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bps. Id of event: us10004bps. The temblor was detected at 00:51:39 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.4135 West, latitude 35.689 North, depth = 4.77 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.77 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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