A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.41 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.9266° West, 36.6872° North, depth 5.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 15:20:48 / October 10, 2015 @ 3:20 pm. Event id: us10003mpd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mpd. The temblor was picked up at 10:20:48 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Ponca City, Perry (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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