A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 17:50:04 / January 8, 2016 @ 5:50 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:50:04 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.84 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004cea. Event ids that are associated: us10004cea. Exact location of event, depth 13.84 km, -98.6723° West, 36.5275° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km S of Alva, Oklahoma.
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