A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. Event id: us2000e1ev. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e1ev. Exact location of event, depth 7.21 km, -98.5699° West, 35.7846° North. The temblor was reported at 02:57:59 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.21 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 08:57:59 / April 17, 2018 @ 8:57 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, El Reno, Clinton. Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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