A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.11 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 16:55:33 / January 30, 2017 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:55:33 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007w6u. Event ids that are associated: us10007w6u. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7242 West, latitude 36.7669 North, depth = 5.11 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Perry, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km S of Medford, Oklahoma.
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