A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Thursday. Unique identifier: us20005dty. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005dty. Global time and date of event 31/03/16 / 2016-03-31 21:24:00 / March 31, 2016 @ 9:24 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.272 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5.272 km, -97.1542° West, 35.7164° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:24:00 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, El Reno, Seminole (min 5000 pop). 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 (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).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 7 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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