A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Spencer in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 12/10/17 / 2017-10-12 14:46:31 / October 12, 2017 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000aqps. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aqps. The temblor was reported at 08:46:31 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.3929 West, latitude 35.5887 North, depth = 5 km.
The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 10 km (7 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Chickasha, Seminole. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 7 km N of Spencer, Oklahoma.
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