A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.3987° West, 35.6745° North, depth 2.44 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3im. Unique identifier: us2000a3im. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:42:18 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 02:42:18 / August 2, 2017 @ 2:42 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.44 km (2 miles).
Event 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 (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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