A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:14:35 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.3087 West, latitude 35.867 North, depth = 3.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.94 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us20008sbs. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008sbs. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 19:14:35 / March 15, 2017 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby 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 Edmond, Tuttle, The Village. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km ENE of Watonga, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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