A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000502d. Id of event: us2000502d. The temblor was reported at 22:13:33 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.5823 West, latitude 36.4824 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 04:13:33 / February 14, 2016 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward, Enid.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 25 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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