A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -98.6435° West, latitude 36.7147° North, depth = 7.069 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 00:53:16 / April 6, 2016 @ 12:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.069 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:53:16 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005fqc. Unique identifier: us20005fqc.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Woodward. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSE of Alva, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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