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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Luther in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.7956S, -97.1937WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5.407 km, -97.1937° West, 35.7956° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.407 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 26/07/18 / 2018-07-26 20:42:49 / July 26, 2018 @ 8:42 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000gerv. Event ids that are associated: us2000gerv. The temblor was reported at 14:42:49 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Noble, El Reno, Newcastle (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km N of Luther, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1937° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7956° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.407 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km N of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-26 20:42:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-30 19:05:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000gerv Id of event.
Event Code 2000gerv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gerv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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