A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.79 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us200050tb. Unique identifier: us200050tb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.665 West, latitude 36.7361 North, depth = 3.79 km. The temblor was reported at 01:19:21 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 07:19:21 / February 17, 2016 @ 7:19 am.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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