A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 03:00:39 / April 22, 2016 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:00:39 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6244 West, latitude 36.856 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005kqf. Unique identifier: us20005kqf.
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Winfield, Perry.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km ENE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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