A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Oklahoma kilometers (0 miles) from Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 15:57:25 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.687 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/16 / 2016-03-30 15:57:25 / March 30, 2016 @ 3:57 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005fh0. Unique identifier: us20005fh0. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7495 West, latitude 36.4684 North, depth = 6.687 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven 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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