A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.598 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:37:20 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 15:37:20 / October 1, 2015 @ 3:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10003jit. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003jit. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.5605 West, latitude 36.731 North, depth = 6.598 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km SE of Alva, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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