A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 01:10:55 / March 2, 2017 @ 1:10 am. Id of earthquake: us100086eq. Event ids that are associated: us100086eq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9744 West, latitude 36.5327 North, depth = 6.022 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.022 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:10:55 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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