A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Sunday. Unique identifier: us2000507m. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000507m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:52:25 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 01:52:25 / February 15, 2016 @ 1:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7131 West, latitude 36.4647 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward. Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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