A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Sunday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:59:47 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 14:59:47 / May 15, 2016 @ 2:59 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10005hk7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005hk7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1726 West, latitude 35.6896 North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Blanchard, Tuttle. Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 3 km NE of Luther, Oklahoma.
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