A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 20:21:26 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 01:21:26 / May 26, 2016 @ 1:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.1686° West, 35.7221° North, depth 11.53 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.53 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005y05. Unique identifier: us20005y05.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Tuttle, El Reno.
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. 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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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