A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.319 West, latitude 36.2124 North, depth = 11.47 km. The temblor was reported at 21:12:59 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 02:12:59 / April 28, 2016 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10005c2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005c2g.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Piedmont, Blackwell.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 8 km SSW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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