A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 13:10:37 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004awk. Event ids that are associated: us10004awk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 19:10:37 / January 2, 2016 @ 7:10 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.14 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7038 West, latitude 36.4383 North, depth = 5.14 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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