A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Event id: us20005e7e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005e7e. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:36 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.1488 West, latitude 35.7285 North, depth = 5.71 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 00:59:36 / April 3, 2016 @ 12:59 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.71 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blanchard, Tuttle, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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