A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Purcell in Oklahoma on Monday. Exact location, longitude -97.5366° West, latitude 34.9858° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/08/18 / 2018-08-13 19:08:11 / August 13, 2018 @ 7:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g8aj. Id of event: us1000g8aj. The temblor was reported at 13:08:11 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, Edmond, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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