A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jay. Id of event: us10003jay. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.307 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 15:46:35 / September 30, 2015 @ 3:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 7.307 km, -97.2181° West, 35.9698° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:46:35 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Enid, Moore. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NE of Langston, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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