A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 17:33:09 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pi6. Id of event: us10008pi6. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 23:33:09 / May 4, 2017 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.91 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1996 West, latitude 35.7964 North, depth = 5.91 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Noble, El Reno, Newcastle (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 46 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 (35 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 14 km N of Luther, Oklahoma.
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