A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 18:46:51 / April 26, 2016 @ 6:46 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10005bqu. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005bqu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.01 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:51 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.01 km, -97.1758° West, 35.7427° North.
Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Blanchard, Tuttle.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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