A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:25:47 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.725 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005cim. Unique identifier: us20005cim. Exact location, longitude -97.8014° West, latitude 36.8821° North, depth = 4.725 km. Global time and date of event 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 22:25:47 / March 25, 2016 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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