A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 09:11:20 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8578 West, latitude 36.8179 North, depth = 7.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7e4. Unique identifier: us2000d7e4. Global time and date of event 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 15:11:20 / February 24, 2018 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Wellington, Blackwell (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 ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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