A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 12:03:55 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 18:03:55 / August 23, 2017 @ 6:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4298 West, latitude 35.6733 North, depth = 3.63 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ab1e. Event ids that are associated: us2000ab1e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.63 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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