A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Event id: us10004ff7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ff7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.781 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 20:00:17 / January 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:00:17 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.3934 West, latitude 35.6606 North, depth = 5.781 km.
Nearby 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), 49 km (30 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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 E of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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