A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:49:43 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3964 West, latitude 35.67 North, depth = 6.186 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.186 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d5ib. Id of event: us2000d5ib. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 19:49:43 / February 20, 2018 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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