A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -97.4348° West, latitude 35.6979° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 01:15:42 / January 22, 2016 @ 1:15 am. Event id: us10004g8l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g8l. The temblor was detected at 19:15:42 / 7:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Cushing, Perry (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 6 km NE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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