A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004c06. Unique identifier: us10004c06. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.41 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 06:38:34 / January 7, 2016 @ 6:38 am. Exact location of event, depth 8.41 km, -98.7213° West, 36.4823° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:38:34 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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