A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.6941 West, latitude 36.8061 North, depth = 7.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:52:43 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 16:52:43 / October 30, 2015 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us200040u9. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040u9.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 2 km W of Alva, Oklahoma.
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