A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 06:23:02 / October 22, 2016 @ 6:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:23:02 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20007g2p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g2p. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.543 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7759 West, latitude 36.4508 North, depth = 7.543 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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