A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 01:25:56 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 06:25:56 / April 26, 2016 @ 6:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude -98.6357 West, latitude 36.4696 North, depth = 11.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.11 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005bmy. Unique identifier: us10005bmy.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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