A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.3457° West, 35.9362° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:57:36 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us200041bv. Ids that are associated to the event: us200041bv. Global time and date of event 02/11/15 / 2015-11-02 16:57:36 / November 2, 2015 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blanchard, Ponca City, Noble. The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km W of Langston, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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