A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/16 / 2016-08-09 21:46:34 / August 9, 2016 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.46 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.5753° West, latitude 36.215° North, depth = 5.46 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:46:34 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006cge. Unique identifier: us10006cge.
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Reno, Oklahoma City, Yukon (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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