A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 05:37:48 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:37 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.87 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:37:48 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bzn. Id of event: us10004bzn. Exact location of event, depth 3.87 km, -98.7159° West, 36.474° North.
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). 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 Enid, Watonga, Woodward.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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