A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7239 West, latitude 36.4843 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 01:53:31 / January 8, 2016 @ 1:53 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:53:31 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004c9s. Unique identifier: us10004c9s.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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