A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.05 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.05 km, -98.7371° West, 36.4559° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:48:41 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004c2m. Unique identifier: us10004c2m. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 10:48:41 / January 7, 2016 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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