A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:10:25 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.6816° West, 36.4636° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004r9c. Id of event: us10004r9c. Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 03:10:25 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:10 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 28 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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