A 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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