A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10006qs6. Event ids that are associated: us10006qs6. The temblor was detected at 23:16:31 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 04:16:31 / September 19, 2016 @ 4:16 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.27 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.27 km, -97.2417° West, 35.8527° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newcastle, El Reno, Norman (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km S of Langston, Oklahoma.
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