A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/16 / 2016-08-16 06:08:14 / August 16, 2016 @ 6:08 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1556 West, latitude 35.6625 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006e2j. Id of event: us10006e2j. The temblor was detected at 01:08:14 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 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), 32 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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