A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7718 West, latitude 36.8119 North, depth = 4.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles). Event id: us10003r8p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003r8p. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 01:29:10 / October 25, 2015 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:29:10 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km W of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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