A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.47 km (3 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:33:22 / 3:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.6684° West, latitude 36.4976° North, depth = 5.47 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 09:33:22 / January 7, 2016 @ 9:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c25. Id of event: us10004c25.
Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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