A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 04:37:59 / August 3, 2017 @ 4:37 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:37:59 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.89 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000a3yv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a3yv. Exact location, longitude -98.8317° West, latitude 36.4612° North, depth = 14.89 km.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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