A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 14:38:07 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000g7ar. Event ids that are associated: us2000g7ar. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4136 West, latitude 35.6552 North, depth = 6.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 20:38:07 / July 17, 2018 @ 8:38 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing. Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km E of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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