A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us20004wsa. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wsa. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 07:00:42 / February 3, 2016 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.3549 West, latitude 35.9777 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:00:42 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter).
Close 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 Mustang, El Reno, Moore. Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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