A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.6347° West, 36.4981° North, depth 4.97 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/12/17 / 2017-12-15 11:41:22 / December 15, 2017 @ 11:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.97 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:41:22 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000c4t6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c4t6.
The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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