A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.24 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.9791° West, latitude 36.7912° North, depth = 3.24 km. Id of earthquake: us10004gal. Event ids that are associated: us10004gal. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 08:22:04 / January 22, 2016 @ 8:22 am. The temblor was detected at 02:22:04 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days six hundred 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km W of Medford, Oklahoma.
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