A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us2000as7q. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000as7q. The temblor was picked up at 17:54:54 / 5:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 23:54:54 / September 20, 2017 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -98.971 West, latitude 36.5328 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 23 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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