A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6821 West, latitude 36.6897 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 09:48:15 / April 29, 2017 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:48:15 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008lzd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008lzd.
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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