A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 6.09 km, -97.2917° West, 35.8854° North. The temblor was picked up at 07:38:17 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.09 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000c585. Event ids that are associated: us2000c585. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 13:38:17 / December 16, 2017 @ 1:38 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecumseh, Newcastle, Norman. Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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