A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 00:48:46 / February 23, 2016 @ 12:48 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:48:46 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.78 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3997 West, latitude 35.6692 North, depth = 6.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004rwl. Unique identifier: us10004rwl.
Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 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 or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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