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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Luther in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.6771S, -97.1894WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/16 / 2016-08-10 11:04:49 / August 10, 2016 @ 11:04 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1894 West, latitude 35.6771 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us10006ckm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ckm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:04:49 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 1 km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1894° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6771° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-10 11:04:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-10 11:27:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.5 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 258 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.154 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006ckm Id of event.
Event Code 10006ckm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ckm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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