A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004svh. Unique identifier: us10004svh. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:52:44 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 09:52:44 / February 26, 2016 @ 9:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4341 West, latitude 35.6884 North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Cushing, Perry. Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (3 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 5 km NE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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