A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 00:09:51 / January 16, 2016 @ 12:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:09:51 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.7964 West, latitude 36.9295 North, depth = 4.29 km. Id of earthquake: us10004ezq. Event ids that are associated: us10004ezq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.29 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Enid (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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