A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 18:08:30 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/15 / 2015-12-08 00:08:30 / December 8, 2015 @ 12:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.67 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100044ya. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100044ya. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8003 West, latitude 36.926 North, depth = 3.67 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Derby, Haysville (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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