A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -98.9616° West, latitude 36.5349° North, depth = 5.993 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.993 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 14:47:43 / December 19, 2017 @ 2:47 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:47:43 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bt30. Unique identifier: us1000bt30.
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 24 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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