A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:49:37 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.071 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 7.071 km, -98.7179° West, 36.5063° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 11:49:37 / January 30, 2016 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20004w12. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004w12.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Woodward.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 33 km S of Alva, Oklahoma.
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