A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.2926 West, latitude 35.91 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008mij. Unique identifier: us10008mij. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 15:17:50 / May 1, 2017 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:17:50 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clinton, Warr Acres, Bethany (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NE of Watonga, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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