A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 04:41:54 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 10:41:54 / February 14, 2016 @ 10:41 am. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.7203° West, 36.459° North. Event id: us2000503t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000503t. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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