A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 05:41:05 / May 20, 2016 @ 5:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.75 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10005iqt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005iqt. Exact location of event, depth 4.75 km, -98.7451° West, 36.4718° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:41:05 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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