A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 08:05:42 / February 21, 2017 @ 8:05 am. Event id: us20008l22. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008l22. Exact location, longitude -98.9645° West, latitude 36.5244° North, depth = 7.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.88 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:05:42 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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