A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.7818 West, latitude 36.4324 North, depth = 3.4 km. The temblor was reported at 23:25:23 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us100085wh. Event ids that are associated: us100085wh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 05:25:23 / March 1, 2017 @ 5:25 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward. Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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