A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us20005gkr. Event ids that are associated: us20005gkr. The temblor was detected at 10:58:01 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 15:58:01 / April 9, 2016 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0212 West, latitude 36.8122 North, depth = 8.67 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.67 km (5 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid.
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 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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