A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:24:18 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005j9b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j9b. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2043° West, 35.9797° North, depth 2.82 km. Global time and date of event 23/05/16 / 2016-05-23 01:24:18 / May 23, 2016 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.82 km (2 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Enid, Moore. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven 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.
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