A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 21:59:54 / February 6, 2016 @ 9:59 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yei. Id of event: us20004yei. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.63 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:59:54 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.1811° West, 35.9823° North, depth 7.63 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Mustang, Ponca City. The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ENE of Langston, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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