A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 04:37:22 / January 7, 2016 @ 4:37 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bz6. Id of event: us10004bz6. Exact location, longitude -98.7058° West, latitude 36.5067° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 22:37:22 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven 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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