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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Luther in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.7935S, -97.1894WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008s3l. Unique identifier: us10008s3l. Global time and date of event 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 06:09:21 / May 13, 2017 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:21 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1894 West, latitude 35.7935 North, depth = 7.081 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.081 km (4 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Reno, Noble, Newcastle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km N of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1894° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.081 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km N of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-13 06:09:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-03 12:01:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008s3l Id of event.
Event Code 10008s3l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008s3l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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