A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.945 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.4457° West, latitude 35.7634° North, depth = 6.945 km. The temblor was reported at 01:29:21 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 07:29:21 / April 2, 2017 @ 7:29 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e6u. Id of event: us10008e6u.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Blanchard, Noble (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km NNE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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