A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/12/17 / 2017-12-05 23:06:39 / December 5, 2017 @ 11:06 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.1599° West, latitude 35.6603° North, depth = 5.332 km. Id of earthquake: us1000bmkc. Event ids that are associated: us1000bmkc. The temblor was detected at 17:06:39 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.332 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Blanchard, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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