A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from McCord in Oklahoma on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.92 km (4 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:46:06 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.92 km, -97.0785° West, 36.5454° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j4u. Id of event: us10005j4u. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 14:46:06 / May 21, 2016 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Enid, Cushing. Nearby 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SSW of McCord, Oklahoma.
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