A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us2000akri. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akri. Exact location, longitude -98.9165° West, latitude 36.207° North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 13:12:11 / September 12, 2017 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:12:11 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weatherford, Clinton, Watonga. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 19 km NNE of Taloga, Oklahoma.
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