A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 19:39:28 / April 30, 2016 @ 7:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1839 West, latitude 35.67 North, depth = 9.01 km. Unique identifier: us10005crb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005crb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.01 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:39:28 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km NE of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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