A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma on Thursday. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:43 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 18:32:43 / April 21, 2016 @ 6:32 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -98.6721 West, latitude 36.5456 North, depth = 7.73 km. Event id: us20005kji. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005kji. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.73 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 28 km S of Alva, Oklahoma.
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