A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 05:54:09 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005zcj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005zcj. Exact location of earthquake, -97.1593° West, 35.6713° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/05/16 / 2016-05-31 10:54:09 / May 31, 2016 @ 10:54 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 3 km ENE of Luther, Oklahoma.
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