A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 20:50:01 / January 11, 2017 @ 8:50 pm. Unique identifier: us10007sm1. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007sm1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.33 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:50:01 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.9831° West, latitude 36.5256° North, depth = 6.33 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 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. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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