A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 21:31:00 / December 23, 2016 @ 9:31 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.9106° West, 36.5373° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007mcx. Event ids that are associated: us10007mcx. The temblor was detected at 15:31:00 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward. Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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