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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Luther in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.686S, -97.1704WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 22:27:30 / April 7, 2016 @ 10:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1704 West, latitude 35.686 North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005g8q. Id of event: us20005g8q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:27:30 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km NE of Luther, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1704° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NE of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-07 22:27:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 22:46:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 101 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.58 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 301 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.035 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005g8q Id of event.
Event Code 20005g8q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005g8q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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