A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:05:49 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004t3j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004t3j. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5201 West, latitude 36.286 North, depth = 2.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 05:05:49 / February 27, 2016 @ 5:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.14 km (1 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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