A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.34 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:12:03 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bjr5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bjr5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6508 West, latitude 36.8827 North, depth = 1.34 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 08:12:03 / November 7, 2017 @ 8:12 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Perry, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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