A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Event id: us20003h8f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003h8f. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/15 / 2015-09-04 22:03:00 / September 4, 2015 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -97.741° West, 36.6689° North, depth 6.995 km. The temblor was reported at 17:03:00 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.995 km (4 miles).
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Ponca City.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 15 km S of Medford, Oklahoma.
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