A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 02:37:54 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 07:37:54 / April 7, 2016 @ 7:37 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2061° West, 35.6908° North, depth 7.63 km. Id of earthquake: us20005g1b. Event ids that are associated: us20005g1b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.63 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, Seminole (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km NNW of Luther, Oklahoma.
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