A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 12:55:03 / January 14, 2016 @ 12:55 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:55:03 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004egz. Unique identifier: us10004egz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7238° West, 36.4791° North, depth 5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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