A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 15:26:12 / January 6, 2016 @ 3:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -98.69 West, latitude 36.4803 North, depth = 4.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bve. Unique identifier: us10004bve. The temblor was detected at 09:26:12 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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