A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Thursday. Unique identifier: us100072aa. Ids that are associated to the event: us100072aa. The temblor was picked up at 01:08:39 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.59 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.1604 West, latitude 35.663 North, depth = 8.59 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 06:08:39 / October 27, 2016 @ 6:08 am.
Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby 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 Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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