A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 04:49:12 / March 17, 2019 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:49:12 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jhax. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jhax. Exact location of earthquake, -97.5624° West, 35.7366° North, depth 5 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Tecumseh, Watonga.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NW of Edmond, Oklahoma.
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