A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 14:45:05 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/16 / 2016-12-23 20:45:05 / December 23, 2016 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -98.9445° West, latitude 36.5204° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us10007mca. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mca.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 25 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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