A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -98.6891° West, 36.4605° North, depth 1.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.29 km (1 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:02:38 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004asn. Event ids that are associated: us10004asn. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/16 / 2016-01-02 00:02:38 / January 2, 2016 @ 12:02 am UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 eight, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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