A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 17:13:45 / September 14, 2016 @ 5:13 pm. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:45 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.76 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pir. Id of event: us10006pir. Exact location, longitude -98.7579° West, latitude 36.45° North, depth = 4.76 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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