A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 23:59:07 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005gip. Unique identifier: us20005gip. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 04:59:07 / April 9, 2016 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.4381° West, latitude 35.6295° North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Cushing, Purcell (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 4 km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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