A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 08:21:45 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007lzv. Unique identifier: us10007lzv. Exact location of earthquake, -97.4023° West, 35.6668° North, depth 5.76 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 14:21:45 / December 22, 2016 @ 2:21 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.76 km (4 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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