A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 21:47:19 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.3149° West, 36.0969° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 02:47:19 / May 29, 2016 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005yyp. Id of event: us20005yyp.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Yukon, Del City.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NNW of Langston, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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