A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Saturday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:18:06 / 2:18 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:18:06 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.79 km (4 miles). Event id: us20004zzw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zzw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.714 West, latitude 36.4387 North, depth = 6.79 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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