A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -97.477° West, latitude 35.701° North, depth = 7.96 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 15:07:45 / January 28, 2016 @ 3:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:07:45 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.96 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20004vay. Event ids that are associated: us20004vay.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Cushing, Tecumseh (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-six 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km N of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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