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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Luther in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.7576S, -97.1322WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:44:55 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10005by1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005by1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.72 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1322 West, latitude 35.7576 North, depth = 5.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 15:44:55 / April 27, 2016 @ 3:44 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, Tuttle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1322° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7576° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-27 15:44:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-27 16:15:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 48 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.73 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 285 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.204 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10005by1 Id of event.
Event Code 10005by1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005by1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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