A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.667 West, latitude 36.6976 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:07 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008j64. Event ids that are associated: us10008j64. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 04:33:07 / April 20, 2017 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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