A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -98.6696° West, latitude 36.4812° North, depth = 4.75 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.75 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 00:10:04 / January 8, 2016 @ 12:10 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004c8n. Unique identifier: us10004c8n. The temblor was detected at 18:10:04 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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