A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Buffalo in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8he. Unique identifier: us2000a8he. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:09 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 17:05:09 / August 15, 2017 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -99.5115 West, latitude 36.9687 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was 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 seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km NE of Buffalo, Oklahoma.
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