A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:43 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 03:20:43 / November 6, 2016 @ 3:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.2383 West, latitude 36.2459 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100074ec. Id of event: us100074ec.
Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Choctaw (c. 11 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Harrah, Choctaw, Piedmont (min 5000 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 sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 6 km SE of Perry, Oklahoma.
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