A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -97.7581° West, 36.8017° North, depth 3.22 km. Global time and date of event 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 23:57:07 / January 19, 2016 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.22 km (2 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fri. Id of event: us10004fri. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:57:07 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Arkansas City, Wellington. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km WSW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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