A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Buffalo in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 11:58:59 / July 21, 2017 @ 11:58 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:58:59 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -99.4228° West, 36.9793° North, depth 5 km. Event id: us20009yxs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009yxs.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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 NE of Buffalo, Oklahoma.
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