A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 08:20:52 / 8:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.1586 West, latitude 35.7461 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 14:20:52 / February 21, 2016 @ 2:20 pm. Event id: us10004rip. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rip.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Reno, Seminole, Noble (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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