A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Event id: us20003zzg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003zzg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 21:03:56 / October 27, 2015 @ 9:03 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:03:56 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.17 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7278 West, latitude 36.6715 North, depth = 7.17 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 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 four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km SSW of Alva, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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