A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7536 West, latitude 36.8404 North, depth = 6.676 km. The temblor was detected at 10:19:56 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.676 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/18 / 2018-05-12 16:19:56 / May 12, 2018 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000e3nl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e3nl.
Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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