A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/16 / 2016-01-20 08:55:58 / January 20, 2016 @ 8:55 am. Unique identifier: us10004ftb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004ftb. The temblor was reported at 02:55:58 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.94 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.3596° West, latitude 35.7614° North, depth = 8.94 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, Noble (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSE of Guthrie, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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