A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Event id: us20008mya. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mya. Exact location of earthquake, -97.1953° West, 35.7959° North, depth 6.617 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:37:23 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 15:37:23 / February 28, 2017 @ 3:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.617 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Noble, El Reno, Newcastle. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 14 km N of Luther, Oklahoma.
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