A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dw3h. Unique identifier: us2000dw3h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.31 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 16:21:22 / April 7, 2018 @ 4:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4076 West, latitude 35.6717 North, depth = 6.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:21:22 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter 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), 38 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 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 three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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