A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Harrah in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 11:31:21 / April 27, 2016 @ 11:31 am. Event id: us10005bx6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bx6. Exact location of earthquake, -97.0895° West, 35.5443° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:31:21 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuttle, Blanchard, Purcell (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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: 9 km NE of Harrah, Oklahoma.
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