A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 10:20:58 / January 4, 2016 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2178 West, latitude 36.0753 North, depth = 4.75 km. The temblor was detected at 04:20:58 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.75 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10004b5k. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b5k.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Del City, Oklahoma City, Bethany. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km NNE of Langston, Oklahoma.
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