A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event id: us20004vmj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vmj. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.402 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 20:43:02 / January 29, 2016 @ 8:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:43:02 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7453 West, latitude 36.4744 North, depth = 4.402 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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