A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.319 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005b23. Event ids that are associated: us20005b23. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7662° West, 36.4549° North, depth 7.319 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 19:07:48 / March 19, 2016 @ 7:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:07:48 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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