A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.3 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:12:39 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 23:12:39 / December 31, 2015 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10004an4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004an4. Exact location of event, depth 5.3 km, -97.7866° West, 36.7583° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Perry, Wellington.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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