A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c2b. Id of event: us10004c2b. The temblor was detected at 04:12:52 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -98.723° West, latitude 36.4596° North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:12:52 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:12 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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