A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:59:42 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.01 km, -97.3984° West, 35.6762° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.01 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 18:59:42 / February 17, 2016 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004qkf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qkf.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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