A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4427 West, latitude 35.6988 North, depth = 8.41 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.41 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 11:29:47 / February 24, 2016 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:47 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004sbr. Event ids that are associated: us10004sbr.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Cushing, Tecumseh (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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