A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:19:25 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 06:19:25 / January 6, 2016 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6.16 km, -98.6764° West, 36.4705° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bpl. Unique identifier: us10004bpl. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.16 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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