A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:13:47 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yb1. Id of event: us20004yb1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1891 West, latitude 35.9797 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 09:13:47 / February 6, 2016 @ 9:13 am.
Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Shawnee, Moore. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ENE of Langston, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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