A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 12:55:57 / January 18, 2016 @ 12:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -98.3681° West, 36.2767° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was detected at 06:55:57 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fbz. Unique identifier: us10004fbz.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid. The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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