A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 22:41:39 / January 14, 2016 @ 10:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5.7 km, -97.7604° West, 36.7391° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:41:39 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004epw. Id of event: us10004epw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.7 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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