A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.05 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:12:17 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 13:12:17 / January 11, 2016 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7198 West, latitude 36.4646 North, depth = 7.05 km. Event id: us10004di0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004di0.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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