A 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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