A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.33 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005kdj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005kdj. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:00:56 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 07:00:56 / April 21, 2016 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.7347 West, latitude 36.1007 North, depth = 6.33 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bixby, Harrah, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km WSW of Yale, Oklahoma.
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