A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 17:26:59 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.57 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 23:26:59 / September 16, 2017 @ 11:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -96.6989° West, 35.8586° North, depth 2.57 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000apbv. Id of event: us2000apbv.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Owasso, Oklahoma City, Broken Arrow (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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