A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20008ldc. Event ids that are associated: us20008ldc. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6529 West, latitude 36.7486 North, depth = 2.15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.15 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:57:35 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 08:57:35 / February 22, 2017 @ 8:57 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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