A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/15 / 2015-12-08 00:30:30 / December 8, 2015 @ 12:30 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004fnd. Unique identifier: us20004fnd. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.862 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:30:30 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8224 West, latitude 36.9466 North, depth = 4.862 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Haysville, Winfield (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 17 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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