A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 06:40:44 / August 3, 2017 @ 6:40 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.77 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a3za. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3za. Exact location of event, depth 5.77 km, -97.4075° West, 35.6703° North. The temblor was picked up at 00:40:44 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 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), 25 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Seminole, Purcell, Perry (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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine 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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