A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cck. Id of event: us10004cck. The temblor was detected at 07:36:29 / 7:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 13:36:29 / January 8, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -98.671° West, 36.5001° North, depth 3.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.35 km (2 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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