A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 11:26:19 / December 19, 2017 @ 11:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.48 km, -98.9035° West, 36.5429° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:19 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000bt0b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bt0b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.48 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. 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: 29 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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