A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Apache in Oklahoma on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020qjzl. Id of event: ok2020qjzl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.38047791 West, latitude 34.90683365 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:39:34 / 3:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 03:39:34 / August 21, 2020 @ 3:39 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newcastle, Mustang, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Duncan (c. 23 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Chickasha (c. 16 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km NW of Apache, Oklahoma.
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