A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/17 / 2017-08-23 22:45:06 / August 23, 2017 @ 10:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ab5p. Unique identifier: us2000ab5p. Exact location of event, depth 1.1 km, -97.2084° West, 35.978° North. The temblor was detected at 16:45:06 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Enid, Moore. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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