A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7jt. Id of event: us2000a7jt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 08:51:13 / August 12, 2017 @ 8:51 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:51:13 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.7758 West, latitude 36.4475 North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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