A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Perkins in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location, longitude -96.9217° West, latitude 35.9763° North, depth = 1.94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 08:04:27 / January 15, 2016 @ 8:04 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.94 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004etj. Unique identifier: us10004etj. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:27 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecumseh, Oklahoma City, Del City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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