A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.03 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:09:55 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.03 km, -98.4196° West, 36.2233° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 15:09:55 / August 6, 2017 @ 3:09 pm. Unique identifier: us2000a5cx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5cx.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km SE of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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