A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005g7i. Id of event: us20005g7i. Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 21:06:25 / April 7, 2016 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.5641° West, latitude 36.2114° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 16:06:25 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, El Reno, Oklahoma City. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-eight 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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