A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Sunday. Unique identifier: us10004b0e. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b0e. Exact location of earthquake, -99.0216° West, 36.5159° North, depth 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:15:24 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 11:15:24 / January 3, 2016 @ 11:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 18 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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