A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -97.7885° West, latitude 36.8595° North, depth = 2.56 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 12:35:44 / February 14, 2016 @ 12:35 pm. Unique identifier: us2000504e. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000504e. The temblor was picked up at 06:35:44 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.56 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 7 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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