A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:00 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/12/16 / 2016-12-18 05:53:00 / December 18, 2016 @ 5:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.09 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.3951° West, 35.6606° North, depth 5.09 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000825s. Unique identifier: us2000825s.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chickasha, Seminole, Purcell (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
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 six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km E of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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