A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.3961° West, 35.6853° North. Unique identifier: us1000eaat. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eaat. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 00:15:48 / May 23, 2018 @ 12:15 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:15:48 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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