A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9309 West, latitude 36.5157 North, depth = 2.06 km. Unique identifier: us10007mfa. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mfa. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/16 / 2016-12-24 02:24:36 / December 24, 2016 @ 2:24 am. The temblor was reported at 20:24:36 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2.06 km (1 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
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. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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