A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 05:04:38 / June 23, 2017 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7883 West, latitude 36.4439 North, depth = 1.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.56 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:04:38 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009p7s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p7s.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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