A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 07:49:33 / August 2, 2017 @ 7:49 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:49:33 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a3k5. Id of event: us2000a3k5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.31 km, -97.4127° West, 35.6811° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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