A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 12:53:10 / August 26, 2017 @ 12:53 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:53:10 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.7419° West, 36.4513° North, depth 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac1q. Unique identifier: us2000ac1q.
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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