A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20006ev1. Event ids that are associated: us20006ev1. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:41:36 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/07/16 / 2016-07-15 06:41:36 / July 15, 2016 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.011 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.011 km, -97.2432° West, 35.8048° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, Noble, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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