A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003hqp. Id of event: us20003hqp. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:03:36 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.705 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 23:03:36 / September 9, 2015 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -97.7° West, 36.6231° North, depth 4.705 km.
Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close 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 Wellington, Arkansas City, Ponca City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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