A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 00:42:57 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 06:42:57 / January 7, 2016 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.83 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.4229° West, 35.6735° North, depth 7.83 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c07. Id of event: us10004c07.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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