A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/18 / 2018-04-18 23:27:44 / April 18, 2018 @ 11:27 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us1000dnnd. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dnnd. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -99.0217 West, latitude 36.6568 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 17:27:44 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward. Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km NE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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