A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 7.54 km, -98.5785° West, 36.5958° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004bz5. Unique identifier: us10004bz5. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 04:28:00 / January 7, 2016 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:28:00 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.54 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward, Enid (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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