A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4862 West, latitude 35.7745 North, depth = 7.177 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.177 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 09:55:31 / February 25, 2016 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:55:31 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004sjg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004sjg.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Tecumseh, Blanchard (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km SSW of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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