A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Buffalo in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a2hf. Event ids that are associated: us2000a2hf. Global time and date of event 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 09:01:12 / July 29, 2017 @ 9:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -99.4151° West, latitude 36.9827° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:01:12 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 25 km NE of Buffalo, Oklahoma.
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