A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 02:02:06 / February 21, 2016 @ 2:02 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004rgf. Unique identifier: us10004rgf. Exact location, longitude -97.1772° West, latitude 35.7376° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 20:02:06 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, El Reno, Seminole. Event epicenter 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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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