A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/15 / 2015-12-16 09:20:35 / December 16, 2015 @ 9:20 am. The temblor was detected at 03:20:35 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.0822° West, 35.6202° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20004hiq. Event ids that are associated: us20004hiq.
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Reno, Perry, Tuttle.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four 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: 11 km ESE of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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