A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.92 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:04:29 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ih7. Id of event: us20005ih7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 14:04:29 / April 15, 2016 @ 2:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -98.8291° West, 36.453° North, depth 6.92 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 33 km E of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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