A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:48 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.845 km (5 miles). Event id: us10005ipt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005ipt. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7469° West, 36.4771° North, depth 7.845 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 02:39:48 / May 20, 2016 @ 2:39 am.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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