A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -98.8257 West, latitude 36.4708 North, depth = 7.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.81 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:26:48 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 17:26:48 / January 21, 2018 @ 5:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cm5r. Id of event: us2000cm5r.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (31 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 34 km E of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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