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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Luther in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.7365S, -97.1805WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -97.1805° West, 35.7365° North, depth 5 km. Unique identifier: us200050hh. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050hh. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:07 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 04:20:07 / February 16, 2016 @ 4:20 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, El Reno, Seminole (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (26 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km N of Luther, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1805° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7365° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km N of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-16 04:20:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 04:40:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 122 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us200050hh Id of event.
Event Code 200050hh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200050hh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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