A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us2000giuy. Event ids that are associated: us2000giuy. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:13 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 10:11:13 / August 1, 2018 @ 10:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5857 West, latitude 35.0312 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edmond, Piedmont, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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