A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma on Thursday. Event id: ok2020fnel. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020fnel. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:42:03 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.78826904 West, latitude 35.08796692 North, depth = 2.37933135 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.37933135 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 08:42:03 / March 19, 2020 @ 8:42 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecumseh, Lawton, Harrah (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WSW of Blanchard, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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