A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:18:53 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.4014 West, latitude 35.6744 North, depth = 4.35 km. Event id: us2000a3ja. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a3ja. Global time and date of event 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 05:18:53 / August 2, 2017 @ 5:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.35 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Seminole, Purcell, Perry (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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