A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2229° West, 35.9946° North, depth 6.091 km. Unique identifier: us20003fvm. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003fvm. The temblor was detected at 14:46:36 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.091 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/15 / 2015-09-02 19:46:36 / September 2, 2015 @ 7:46 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moore, Enid, Yukon (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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