A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8213 West, latitude 36.9322 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us10003was. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003was. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/15 / 2015-11-10 14:02:19 / November 10, 2015 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:02:19 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Haysville, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
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 five, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 15 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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