A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 14:56:33 / April 7, 2017 @ 2:56 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:56:33 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.222 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7923 West, latitude 36.4453 North, depth = 6.222 km. Unique identifier: us10008fi3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fi3.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-three 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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