A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.5788° West, 35.0424° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 03:40:23 / August 6, 2018 @ 3:40 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:40:23 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000g3zd. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g3zd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duncan, Edmond, Piedmont. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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