A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6985 West, latitude 36.8385 North, depth = 2.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.02 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:06 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000gf2c. Event ids that are associated: us2000gf2c. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 10:43:06 / July 27, 2018 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (35 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). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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