A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.42 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:09:37 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.8262° West, latitude 36.8842° North, depth = 10.42 km. Global time and date of event 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 03:09:37 / June 8, 2017 @ 3:09 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009l8s. Id of event: us20009l8s.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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