A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 23:04:38 / February 16, 2016 @ 11:04 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:04:38 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200050nu. Unique identifier: us200050nu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.33 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 11.33 km, -98.7609° West, 36.4914° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 35 km SSW of Alva, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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