A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 05:02:12 / January 7, 2016 @ 5:02 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.881 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.881 km, -98.7301° West, 36.4908° North. Event id: us10004bzb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bzb. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:02:12 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Woodward.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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