A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:49:47 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.7203° West, 36.4666° North, depth 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bz7. Id of event: us10004bz7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 04:49:47 / January 7, 2016 @ 4:49 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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