A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 21:18:24 / April 27, 2016 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:18:24 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.34 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005c18. Id of event: us10005c18. Exact location, longitude -97.1552° West, latitude 35.727° North, depth = 6.34 km.
Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuttle, El Reno, Seminole (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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