A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.6792° West, 36.4623° North. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:40:59 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004c3g. Unique identifier: us10004c3g. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 13:40:59 / January 7, 2016 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 27 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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