A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.6951° West, 36.4953° North, depth 11.54 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 20:27:48 / January 29, 2016 @ 8:27 pm. Id of earthquake: us20004vmd. Event ids that are associated: us20004vmd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.54 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:48 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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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