A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 06:40:25 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.04 km, -97.7821° West, 36.8136° North. Id of earthquake: us10008kmt. Event ids that are associated: us10008kmt. Global time and date of event 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 12:40:25 / April 25, 2017 @ 12:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.04 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km W of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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