A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4057 West, latitude 35.6677 North, depth = 6.406 km. The temblor was reported at 11:36:57 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.406 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 17:36:57 / February 3, 2016 @ 5:36 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004ww1. Event ids that are associated: us20004ww1.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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