A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 03:45:00 / February 15, 2016 @ 3:45 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:45:00 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000507x. Unique identifier: us2000507x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.32 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.7285° West, latitude 36.4338° North, depth = 5.32 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 28 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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