A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.35 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us1000h9qg. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h9qg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/10/18 / 2018-10-09 22:32:36 / October 9, 2018 @ 10:32 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6965 West, latitude 36.8409 North, depth = 5.35 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:32:36 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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