A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 08/12/15 / 2015-12-08 00:29:50 / December 8, 2015 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:29:50 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.38 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -97.8056 West, latitude 36.9242 North, depth = 6.38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100044yw. Unique identifier: us100044yw.
Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Enid (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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