A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Friday. Global time and date of event 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 13:47:35 / July 14, 2017 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.6971 West, latitude 35.8688 North, depth = 9.25 km. The temblor was detected at 07:47:35 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.25 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wba. Unique identifier: us20009wba.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bethany, Moore, Catoosa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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