Small magnitude 3.6 earthquake 24 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Wed, 7 Apr 2021, 10:0410:04 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred only 6 minutes ago 24 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported.
3.6 quake 7 Apr 4:44 am (GMT -5)
The quake hit at a very shallow depth of 1.2 miles beneath the epicenter near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA, early morning on Wednesday 7 April 2021 at 4:44 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc.
In Union City (pop. 1,900) located 2 miles from the epicenter, the quake should have been felt as light shaking.
Weak shaking might have been felt in El Reno (pop. 18,500) located 11 miles from the epicenter, and Mustang (pop. 20,200) 12 miles away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Yukon (pop. 25,900) located 13 miles from the epicenter, Bethany (pop. 19,600) 20 miles away, Chickasha (pop. 16,500) 22 miles away, Oklahoma City (pop. 631,300) 24 miles away, Moore (pop. 60,500) 25 miles away, Norman (pop. 120,300) 29 miles away, and Midwest City (pop. 57,200) 31 miles away.
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Date & time: 7 Apr 2021 4:44 am (GMT -5) local time (7 Apr 2021 09:44 GMT)
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.37°N / 97.93°W (Canadian County, Oklahoma, United States)
Primary data source: EMSC
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