A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us2000gd18. Event ids that are associated: us2000gd18. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 21:10:29 / July 24, 2018 @ 9:10 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.4047° West, latitude 35.6656° North, depth = 5.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.79 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:10:29 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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