A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7061 West, latitude 36.1113 North, depth = 6.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.91 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:53:08 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100097ii. Ids that are associated to the event: us100097ii. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 23:53:08 / July 6, 2017 @ 11:53 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward, Clinton, Weatherford (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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 Taloga, Oklahoma.
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