A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 23:15:32 / January 14, 2016 @ 11:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7977 West, latitude 36.9293 North, depth = 3.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.66 km (2 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:15:32 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004eq5. Event ids that are associated: us10004eq5.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Derby, Haysville. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 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 (50 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 14 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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