A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Buffalo in Oklahoma on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020bmhg. Unique identifier: ok2020bmhg. Exact location of event, longitude -99.84240723 West, latitude 36.93761444 North, depth = 2.575675726 km. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:50:09 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.575675726 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 22:50:09 / January 21, 2020 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km WNW of Buffalo, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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