A 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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