A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 09:20:43 / October 10, 2015 @ 9:20 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:20:43 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003mnu. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003mnu. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.43 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.9059° West, 36.7069° North, depth 6.43 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 18 km SW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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