A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10004c6a. Event ids that are associated: us10004c6a. Global time and date of event 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 18:00:26 / January 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7045 West, latitude 36.4595 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 12:00:26 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 29 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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