A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.97 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jv0. Id of event: us10006jv0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 02:39:52 / September 3, 2016 @ 2:39 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1455 West, latitude 35.6663 North, depth = 8.97 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:52 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km E of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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