A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4112 West, latitude 35.6768 North, depth = 9.38 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a3y4. Event ids that are associated: us2000a3y4. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.38 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 02:56:37 / August 3, 2017 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:37 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close 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 Watonga, Enid, Chickasha. Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 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), 90 km (56 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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