A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 05:58:56 / April 7, 2016 @ 5:58 am. Event id: us20005g0y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005g0y. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.1771° West, latitude 35.6684° North, depth = 6.4 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:58:56 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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