A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 23:19:48 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004bze. Event ids that are associated: us10004bze. Global time and date of event 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 05:19:48 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -98.5957° West, latitude 36.4785° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward, Enid (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 25 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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