A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10008efy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008efy. The temblor was detected at 17:49:52 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 23:49:52 / April 4, 2017 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.202 West, latitude 35.9862 North, depth = 4.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shawnee, Moore, Enid (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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