A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000iuvy. Unique identifier: us2000iuvy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.238 West, latitude 35.9635 North, depth = 7.86 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/12/18 / 2018-12-18 20:27:08 / December 18, 2018 @ 8:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:27:08 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.86 km (5 miles).
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Enid, Moore (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km NE of Langston, Oklahoma.
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