A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10006n69. Event ids that are associated: us10006n69. Exact location of earthquake, -97.0602° West, 36.1712° North, depth 6.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 21:34:43 / September 8, 2016 @ 9:34 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:34:43 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Choctaw (c. 11 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Choctaw, Harrah.
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 twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km N of Stillwater, Oklahoma.
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