A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.39 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 23:55:34 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:55:34 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.7587 West, latitude 36.4475 North, depth = 6.39 km. Id of earthquake: us10006qa4. Event ids that are associated: us10006qa4.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward. Epicenter of the earthquake 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). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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