A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 22:45:38 / February 17, 2019 @ 10:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jjc5. Unique identifier: us2000jjc5. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:45:38 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -98.7625° West, 36.4797° North, depth 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.
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