A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -98.7081° West, latitude 36.4869° North, depth = 2.48 km. The temblor was reported at 05:13:17 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004c2v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c2v. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 11:13:17 / January 7, 2016 @ 11:13 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.48 km (2 miles).
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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