A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:16:44 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000einw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000einw. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/06/18 / 2018-06-04 23:16:44 / June 4, 2018 @ 11:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.6205° West, 36.8168° North, depth 4.86 km.
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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