A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -97.4376° West, 35.8228° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:21:27 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007pdk. Event ids that are associated: us10007pdk. Global time and date of event 03/01/17 / 2017-01-03 02:21:27 / January 3, 2017 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Tecumseh, Noble (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
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 nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 6 km S of Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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