A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9221 West, latitude 36.2034 North, depth = 6.536 km. The temblor was reported at 22:30:14 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.536 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/16 / 2016-10-10 03:30:14 / October 10, 2016 @ 3:30 am. Event id: us20007d0x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007d0x.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clinton, Watonga, Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km NNE of Taloga, Oklahoma.
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