A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Monday. Exact location, longitude -97.1634° West, latitude 35.7278° North, depth = 0.466 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:44:18 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 19:44:18 / February 15, 2016 @ 7:44 pm. Id of earthquake: us200050el. Event ids that are associated: us200050el. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.466 km (0 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, El Reno, Seminole (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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