A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 04:55:29 / October 19, 2015 @ 4:55 am. Id of earthquake: us10003pl4. Event ids that are associated: us10003pl4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.77 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8194 West, latitude 36.7101 North, depth = 4.77 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:55:29 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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