A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.19 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5844 West, latitude 36.2611 North, depth = 1.19 km. The temblor was reported at 05:33:12 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 11:33:12 / March 25, 2017 @ 11:33 am. Event id: us20008ukd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ukd.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Piedmont, Edmond (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 three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 26 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.
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