A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us2000a3yu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3yu. The temblor was detected at 22:33:52 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 04:33:52 / August 3, 2017 @ 4:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7933° West, 36.4556° North, depth 7.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.11 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 34 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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