A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Sunday. Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 18:50:52 / March 18, 2018 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:50:52 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3213 West, latitude 36.072 North, depth = 5.46 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.46 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d67e. Event ids that are associated: us1000d67e.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Ponca City, Del City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NNW of Langston, Oklahoma.
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