A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.116 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.116 km, -98.9774° West, 36.5239° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 01:51:10 / January 28, 2018 @ 1:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqih. Unique identifier: us2000cqih. The temblor was picked up at 19:51:10 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 22 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.
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