A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3654 West, latitude 36.2543 North, depth = 3.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:16:10 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 15:16:10 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us10004rdh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004rdh.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piedmont, Edmond, Blackwell. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Close 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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