A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.49 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/11/15 / 2015-11-20 22:55:51 / November 20, 2015 @ 10:55 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003zyj. Unique identifier: us10003zyj. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:55:51 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.8221° West, 36.9086° North, depth 5.49 km.
The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Haysville, Perry (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 13 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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