A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10004xs5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004xs5. Global time and date of event 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 13:21:36 / March 15, 2016 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.631 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:21:36 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.631 km, -98.9753° West, 36.5271° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 22 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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