A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 04:40:29 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bqx. Id of event: us10004bqx. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.0054° West, 36.705° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 10:40:29 / January 6, 2016 @ 10:40 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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