A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 16:40:40 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/15 / 2015-11-20 22:40:40 / November 20, 2015 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 3.05 km, -97.7643° West, 36.9039° North. Id of earthquake: us10003zyc. Event ids that are associated: us10003zyc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.05 km (2 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wichita, Derby, Haysville. The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Wichita (c. 382 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 11 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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