A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma on Friday. The temblor was detected at 16:37:59 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.6647° West, 36.7453° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 21:37:59 / October 30, 2015 @ 9:37 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us200040xy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040xy.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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