A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004g6n. Unique identifier: us10004g6n. Exact location of event, depth 6.68 km, -97.9736° West, 36.8019° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.68 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:05:04 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 21:05:04 / January 21, 2016 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ponca City, Wellington, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km W of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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