A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 13:47:22 / August 17, 2016 @ 1:47 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.0896 West, latitude 35.6708 North, depth = 5.565 km. Unique identifier: us10006eey. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006eey. The temblor was reported at 08:47:22 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.565 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Newcastle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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