A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:39:03 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 11:39:03 / February 25, 2016 @ 11:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3191 West, latitude 35.8977 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us10004sk5. Event ids that are associated: us10004sk5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Noble, Tuttle (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Langston, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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