A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 01:06:52 / August 14, 2017 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7703° West, 36.4581° North, depth 4.47 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:06:52 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a7vx. Event ids that are associated: us2000a7vx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.47 km (3 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward. The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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