A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:34:35 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 18:34:35 / January 7, 2016 @ 6:34 pm. Exact location, longitude -98.7184° West, latitude 36.4545° North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us10004c6c. Event ids that are associated: us10004c6c. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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