A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:57:56 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 05:57:56 / October 24, 2015 @ 5:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.26 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us10003r5d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003r5d. Exact location, longitude -97.5453° West, latitude 36.7582° North, depth = 3.26 km.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km ESE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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