A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 13:34:29 / August 17, 2016 @ 1:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.05 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -97.0984 West, latitude 35.6829 North, depth = 4.05 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:34:29 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006eew. Id of event: us10006eew.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Holdenville, El Reno, Blanchard (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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