A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 19:55:23 / August 17, 2016 @ 7:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.736 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.0902 West, latitude 35.6709 North, depth = 5.736 km. Unique identifier: us10006eit. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006eit. The temblor was picked up at 14:55:23 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Newcastle. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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