A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Okeene in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.28 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 13:12:08 / October 17, 2015 @ 1:12 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003pcp. Event ids that are associated: us10003pcp. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:12:08 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.1799° West, latitude 36.3035° North, depth = 3.28 km.
Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 24 km NNE of Okeene, Oklahoma.
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