A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006nh3. Unique identifier: us10006nh3. Exact location of event, longitude -96.7415 West, latitude 36.0935 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 17:51:28 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 22:51:28 / September 9, 2016 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bixby, Harrah, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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