A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 00:05:01 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 06:05:01 / January 22, 2016 @ 6:05 am. Id of earthquake: us10004g9y. Event ids that are associated: us10004g9y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2678 West, latitude 35.9111 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Norman, Enid.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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