A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 12:02:51 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.89 km, -97.7021° West, 36.5937° North. Id of earthquake: us20005hiq. Event ids that are associated: us20005hiq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.89 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 17:02:51 / April 12, 2016 @ 5:02 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guthrie, Wellington, Arkansas City. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 S of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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