A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us10003p93. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003p93. Exact location of event, depth 6.7 km, -97.8817° West, 36.8379° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 22:38:55 / October 16, 2015 @ 10:38 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:38:55 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Wellington, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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