A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us1000873y. Event ids that are associated: us1000873y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 11:33:33 / March 5, 2017 @ 11:33 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.2817 West, latitude 35.8931 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:33:33 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 67 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Mustang, The Village.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven 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. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km ENE of Watonga, Oklahoma.
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