A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us10003r7v. Event ids that are associated: us10003r7v. Global time and date of event 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 21:13:08 / October 24, 2015 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 2.3 km, -97.7701° West, 36.8065° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.3 km (1 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:13:08 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 3 km W of Medford, Oklahoma.
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