A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 17:47:12 / January 29, 2016 @ 5:47 pm. Event id: us20004vjc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vjc. Exact location of event, depth 8.98 km, -98.6811° West, 36.488° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.98 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:47:12 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 nine, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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