A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/08/15 / 2015-08-22 08:46:49 / August 22, 2015 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:46:49 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8164 West, latitude 36.8148 North, depth = 8.08 km. Unique identifier: us1000346p. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000346p. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.08 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane. The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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