A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Sulphur in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us20004vd0. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004vd0. The temblor was picked up at 16:23:08 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 7.66 km, -96.8409° West, 34.4057° North. Global time and date of event 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 22:23:08 / January 28, 2016 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Ardmore (c. 24 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Denison (c. 22 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ada (c. 16 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Durant (c. 15 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Pauls Valley (c. 6 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Denison, Durant, Pauls Valley.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SE of Sulphur, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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