A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.82 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 21:02:37 / February 27, 2016 @ 9:02 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:02:37 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.7187° West, 36.4399° North, depth 9.82 km. Event id: us10004t7e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004t7e.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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