A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.8838° West, 36.5772° North. Unique identifier: us10004spm. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004spm. The temblor was picked up at 14:45:16 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 20:45:16 / February 25, 2016 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 31 km SW of Alva, Oklahoma.
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