A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:49:06 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.777° West, latitude 36.4496° North, depth = 7.955 km. Global time and date of event 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 21:49:06 / January 11, 2017 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.955 km (5 miles). Event id: us10007smr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007smr.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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