A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/16 / 2016-01-16 22:37:51 / January 16, 2016 @ 10:37 pm. Exact location of event, depth 2.42 km, -97.8492° West, 36.7542° North. The temblor was detected at 16:37:51 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004f3y. Event ids that are associated: us10004f3y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.42 km (2 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Perry, Wellington.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 11 km WSW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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