A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/15 / 2015-07-14 05:20:24 / July 14, 2015 @ 5:20 am. Event id: us20002xcl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002xcl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.24 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:20:24 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.0756 West, latitude 35.7024 North, depth = 2.24 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Noble, Mustang. Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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