A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1797 West, latitude 35.7391 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 18:15:02 / February 17, 2016 @ 6:15 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10004qk1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004qk1. The temblor was picked up at 12:15:02 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blanchard, Tuttle, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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