A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 01:11:17 / February 14, 2016 @ 1:11 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -98.7237° West, latitude 36.479° North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000501t. Id of event: us2000501t. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:11:17 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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