A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:12:29 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 15:12:29 / February 6, 2016 @ 3:12 pm. Event id: us20004yc5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yc5. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.19 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2844 West, latitude 36.1399 North, depth = 4.19 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oklahoma City, Midwest City, Bethany (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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