A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 01:40:56 / April 28, 2017 @ 1:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008lh8. Unique identifier: us10008lh8. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:40:56 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.742° West, 36.4604° North.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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