A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 17:17:39 / February 13, 2016 @ 5:17 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004zyf. Unique identifier: us20004zyf. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:17:39 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.6948° West, latitude 36.4659° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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