A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 06:24:50 / January 26, 2016 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:24:50 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.24 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9762 West, latitude 36.8989 North, depth = 3.24 km. Unique identifier: us20004um3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004um3.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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