A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 13:08:35 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 18:08:35 / September 29, 2016 @ 6:08 pm. Id of earthquake: us10006tws. Event ids that are associated: us10006tws. Exact location of earthquake, -98.3976° West, 36.2631° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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