A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global time and date of event 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 16:08:38 / March 4, 2017 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100086zd. Event ids that are associated: us100086zd. Exact location, longitude -97.3932° West, latitude 35.6692° North, depth = 6.825 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.825 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:08:38 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
The 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 (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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