A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.696 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.696 km, -97.3992° West, 35.6661° North. The temblor was reported at 16:08:04 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 22:08:04 / January 1, 2016 @ 10:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us10004as5. Event ids that are associated: us10004as5.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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