A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -98.6585 West, latitude 36.5133 North, depth = 11.73 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:44:19 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.73 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20004zyk. Event ids that are associated: us20004zyk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 17:44:19 / February 13, 2016 @ 5:44 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
How would you describe the shaking?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.