A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20005e7j. Event ids that are associated: us20005e7j. The temblor was picked up at 20:07:37 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.1543° West, latitude 35.7209° North, depth = 3.64 km. Global time and date of event 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 01:07:37 / April 3, 2016 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.64 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby 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. The 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 (19 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 one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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