A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.6993 West, latitude 36.5203 North, depth = 7.45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.45 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us20005007. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005007. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:32 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:55:32 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:55 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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 S of Alva, Oklahoma.
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