A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from McCord in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 16:33:07 / January 28, 2016 @ 4:33 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vb5. Id of event: us20004vb5. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:07 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.1004° West, 36.4818° North, depth 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Guthrie, Enid.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 22 km SSW of McCord, Oklahoma.
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