A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7294 West, latitude 36.1508 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/16 / 2016-02-26 10:30:50 / February 26, 2016 @ 10:30 am. Event id: us10004svl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004svl. The temblor was picked up at 04:30:50 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clinton, Weatherford, Woodward. The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 24 km ENE of Taloga, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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