A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Buffalo in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 04:01:45 / August 12, 2019 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -99.36288452 West, latitude 36.97440338 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2019prte. Unique identifier: ok2019prte. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:45 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward. Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 28 km ENE of Buffalo, Oklahoma.
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