A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.04 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:48:17 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004c2g. Id of event: us10004c2g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.6991 West, latitude 36.4739 North, depth = 4.04 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:48:17 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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