A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.6435° West, latitude 36.6764° North, depth = 1.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004cb6. Unique identifier: us10004cb6. The temblor was reported at 23:37:45 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 05:37:45 / January 8, 2016 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Wellington, Arkansas City. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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: 16 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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