A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:15:46 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4312° West, 36.3557° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 21:15:46 / September 5, 2016 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006kp6. Event ids that are associated: us10006kp6.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edmond, Cushing, Guthrie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 14 km WNW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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