A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.49 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -98.5691 West, latitude 35.7927 North, depth = 7.49 km. The temblor was reported at 18:22:38 / 6:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000ac62. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ac62. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 00:22:38 / August 27, 2017 @ 12:22 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, El Reno, Clinton.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km WSW of Watonga, Oklahoma.
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