A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 10:24:53 / October 10, 2018 @ 10:24 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:24:53 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h9wp. Id of event: us1000h9wp. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1297 West, latitude 35.7075 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Blanchard, Tuttle.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NE of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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