A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 19:59:44 / January 7, 2016 @ 7:59 pm. Event id: us10004c72. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c72. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:44 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.6977 West, latitude 36.4809 North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, 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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