A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10003mmj. Event ids that are associated: us10003mmj. Exact location of event, depth 3.84 km, -97.8285° West, 36.8027° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 00:20:20 / October 10, 2015 @ 12:20 am. The temblor was reported at 19:20:20 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.84 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Perry, Ponca City.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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