A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 02:27:58 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us10004g07. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004g07. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 08:27:58 / January 21, 2016 @ 8:27 am. Exact location of earthquake, -98.6764° West, 36.5036° North, depth 6.2 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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