A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 17:25:52 / February 13, 2016 @ 5:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.789 West, latitude 36.8766 North, depth = 2.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zz7. Id of event: us20004zz7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.55 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:25:52 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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