A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vmh. Id of event: us20004vmh. The temblor was reported at 14:39:16 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.7382 West, latitude 36.4744 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 20:39:16 / January 29, 2016 @ 8:39 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (36 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. 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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