A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.38 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hn1. Id of event: us20008hn1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 11:19:42 / February 4, 2017 @ 11:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9987 West, latitude 36.8611 North, depth = 5.38 km. The temblor was reported at 05:19:42 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 24 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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