A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 06:18:48 / September 21, 2016 @ 6:18 am. The temblor was detected at 01:18:48 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.2426 West, latitude 35.8695 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us10006ran. Event ids that are associated: us10006ran.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, Noble, Enid. Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km S of Langston, Oklahoma.
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