A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.9267 West, latitude 36.5302 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:29 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 20:27:29 / March 2, 2017 @ 8:27 pm. Unique identifier: us100086kz. Ids that are associated to the event: us100086kz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward. The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 26 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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