A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 14:26:57 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.7 km, -97.6443° West, 36.8847° North. Unique identifier: us20003hum. Ids that are associated to the event: us20003hum. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 19:26:57 / September 10, 2015 @ 7:26 pm.
The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Close 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.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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