A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.2613° West, 35.9062° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:09:16 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 12:09:16 / March 5, 2017 @ 12:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008748. Id of event: us10008748. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuttle, Clinton, Edmond. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 15 km ENE of Watonga, Oklahoma.
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