A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9796 West, latitude 36.8346 North, depth = 4.81 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004f4a. Id of event: us10004f4a. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 00:59:31 / January 17, 2016 @ 12:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.81 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:59:31 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Wellington, Blackwell.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 22 km W of Medford, Oklahoma.
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