A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 05:00:31 / 5:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005gbd. Event ids that are associated: us20005gbd. Global time and date of event 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 10:00:31 / April 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1599 West, latitude 35.6758 North, depth = 7.81 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.81 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno. Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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