A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:38:10 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.29 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.53183333 West, latitude 35.897 North, depth = 5.29 km. Event id: ok2019soid. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019soid. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/19 / 2019-09-21 23:38:10 / September 21, 2019 @ 11:38 pm.
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. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 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), 76 km (47 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WNW of Watonga, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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