A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qs6. Id of event: us10004qs6. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1462 West, latitude 35.7429 North, depth = 7.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.64 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:33:01 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 14:33:01 / February 18, 2016 @ 2:33 pm.
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuttle, El Reno, Seminole. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma.
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