A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.39 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004tjj. Unique identifier: us10004tjj. Exact location of event, longitude -98.9016 West, latitude 36.5551 North, depth = 9.39 km. Global time and date of event 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 09:53:56 / February 29, 2016 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:53:56 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 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 and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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