A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 21:34:40 / February 27, 2016 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.47 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.74 West, latitude 36.6381 North, depth = 2.47 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:34:40 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10004t7h. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004t7h.
The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Ponca City, Perry.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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