A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Friday. Id of earthquake: us20005igw. Event ids that are associated: us20005igw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.82 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7476° West, 36.4763° North, depth 6.82 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 13:29:36 / April 15, 2016 @ 1:29 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:29:36 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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