A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:18:53 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006qd4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qd4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 06:18:53 / September 17, 2016 @ 6:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.7376° West, 36.7001° North, depth 2.79 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.79 km (2 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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