A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 14:02:21 / September 3, 2016 @ 2:02 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.6201° West, latitude 36.8046° North, depth = 7.66 km. The temblor was reported at 09:02:21 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006jzc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jzc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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