A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ames in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnvw, ok2020sfya. Unique identifier: ok2020sfya. Exact location of event, depth 2.170128345 km, -98.22536469° West, 36.28569794° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 09:27:34 / September 16, 2020 @ 9:27 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.170128345 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:27:34 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-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.
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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. 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: 5 km NW of Ames, Oklahoma.
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