A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 15:06:08 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.3 km, -98.79° West, 36.4432° North. Global time and date of event 01/06/17 / 2017-06-01 21:06:08 / June 1, 2017 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10008xbv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008xbv.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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