A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7083 West, latitude 36.4796 North, depth = 6.68 km. Unique identifier: us10004c0z. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004c0z. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 08:02:31 / January 7, 2016 @ 8:02 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.68 km (4 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:02:31 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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