A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Okeene in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:13:20 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 03:13:20 / January 1, 2016 @ 3:13 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1986 West, latitude 36.2713 North, depth = 3.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.88 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ap1. Id of event: us10004ap1.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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