A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 02:16:49 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200050tm. Event ids that are associated: us200050tm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.92 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.1943° West, latitude 35.7723° North, depth = 7.92 km. Global time and date of event 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 08:16:49 / February 17, 2016 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT.
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 Tuttle, Seminole, El Reno. The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km N of Luther, Oklahoma.
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