A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4054 West, latitude 35.6668 North, depth = 5.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 16:11:46 / August 3, 2017 @ 4:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:11:46 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.02 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000a45d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a45d.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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