A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.9989 West, latitude 36.5255 North, depth = 14.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.87 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:54:07 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004t6g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004t6g. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 17:54:07 / February 27, 2016 @ 5:54 pm.
Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close 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 three, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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