A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/16 / 2016-08-09 21:54:26 / August 9, 2016 @ 9:54 pm. Event id: us10006cgk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006cgk. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.21 km (3 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:54:26 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5841 West, latitude 36.2184 North, depth = 4.21 km.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 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), 78 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Reno, Yukon, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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