A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us1000d8mm. Event ids that are associated: us1000d8mm. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 17:07:56 / March 24, 2018 @ 5:07 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:07:56 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.7058° West, latitude 36.8413° North, depth = 4.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.77 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NNE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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