A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.717 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007phw. Event ids that are associated: us10007phw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 23:18:54 / December 29, 2016 @ 11:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5.717 km, -97.396° West, 35.6733° North. The temblor was reported at 17:18:54 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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