A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10008tgm. Event ids that are associated: us10008tgm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:04:05 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 01:04:05 / May 19, 2017 @ 1:04 am. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.8563° West, 36.8945° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward. Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 19 km WNW of Alva, Oklahoma.
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