A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4095° West, 35.6752° North. Event id: us10004byj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004byj. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:07 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 02:15:07 / January 7, 2016 @ 2:15 am.
The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 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. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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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