A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.17 km (4 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:32:37 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 11:32:37 / April 13, 2017 @ 11:32 am. Exact location, longitude -97.6766° West, latitude 36.6912° North, depth = 7.17 km. Unique identifier: us10008h8c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008h8c.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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