A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 19:27:01 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 01:27:01 / February 23, 2017 @ 1:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -98.6468° West, latitude 36.5134° North, depth = 6.295 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.295 km (4 miles). Event id: us20008lna. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lna.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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