A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Sunday. Event id: us6000afql. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000afql. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.92 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 03:15:41 / June 21, 2020 @ 3:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.3606° West, 36.3436° North, depth 7.92 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:15:41 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Piedmont, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km NW of Perry, Oklahoma.
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