A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9652 West, latitude 36.5363 North, depth = 5.382 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:01 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009kqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kqe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.382 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 04:36:01 / June 5, 2017 @ 4:36 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 24 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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