A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us1000h335. Event ids that are associated: us1000h335. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:55:52 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 01:55:52 / September 27, 2018 @ 1:55 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9136 West, latitude 36.2084 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clinton, Watonga, Woodward. Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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