A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 13:41:57 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 19:41:57 / January 19, 2016 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -98.6866° West, 36.4894° North, depth 5 km. Unique identifier: us10004fny. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004fny. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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