A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -98.7448° West, latitude 36.4865° North, depth = 6.96 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:59:03 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000500m. Event ids that are associated: us2000500m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.96 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 21:59:03 / February 13, 2016 @ 9:59 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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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