A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 16:17:09 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.04 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2206 West, latitude 35.8559 North, depth = 6.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 21:17:09 / May 19, 2016 @ 9:17 pm. Id of earthquake: us10005im8. Event ids that are associated: us10005im8.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuttle, Noble, Newcastle (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km SSE of Langston, Oklahoma.
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