A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4031 West, latitude 35.6918 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 08:16:18 / 8:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 14:16:18 / February 23, 2016 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004s0r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004s0r.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 8 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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