A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:02:48 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.371 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7643° West, 36.4591° North, depth 7.371 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 14:02:48 / April 7, 2017 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008fh7. Event ids that are associated: us10008fh7.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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