A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 1.944586277 km, -98.52626801° West, 35.88961792° North. Event id: ok2019soic. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019soic. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.944586277 km (1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 23:38:08 / September 21, 2019 @ 11:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:38:08 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Enid, Piedmont (min 5000 pop).
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 fourty-one 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. 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: 11 km WNW of Watonga, Oklahoma.
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