A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10004tje. Event ids that are associated: us10004tje. Exact location, longitude -98.9182° West, latitude 36.5553° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 03:35:06 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 09:35:06 / February 29, 2016 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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