A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/17 / 2017-12-21 08:05:26 / December 21, 2017 @ 8:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.11 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2921 West, latitude 35.8905 North, depth = 3.11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bu9g. Id of event: us1000bu9g. The temblor was detected at 02:05:26 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter 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), 64 km (40 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Enid, Newcastle (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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