A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/15 / 2015-11-11 01:39:04 / November 11, 2015 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:39:04 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.78 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.807° West, 36.9273° North, depth 4.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003x8l. Unique identifier: us10003x8l.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Derby, Haysville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.
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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: 14 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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