A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.216 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0175 West, latitude 36.821 North, depth = 6.216 km. Unique identifier: us20003jbj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003jbj. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:25 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 19:10:25 / September 12, 2015 @ 7:10 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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