A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 07:30:17 / January 7, 2018 @ 7:30 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:30:17 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.7 km, -97.6592° West, 36.9048° North. Event id: us1000c1nc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c1nc.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Mulvane, Winfield. Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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: 12 km NNE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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