A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.427768707 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019spwl. Id of event: ok2019spwl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 20:01:23 / September 22, 2019 @ 8:01 pm. Exact location, longitude -98.53385162° West, latitude 35.89928436° North, depth = 2.427768707 km. The temblor was detected at 14:01:23 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, El Reno, Clinton.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km WNW of Watonga, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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