A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 18:43:14 / January 8, 2016 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004cef. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cef. The temblor was detected at 12:43:14 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.95 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.95 km, -97.3956° West, 35.6748° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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