A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Friday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:26:53 / 5:26 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007aaj. Event ids that are associated: us10007aaj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 23:26:53 / November 18, 2016 @ 11:26 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.699 West, latitude 36.8469 North, depth = 7.99 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.99 km (5 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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