A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.688 West, latitude 36.8297 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:45:07 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006juk. Id of event: us10006juk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 01:45:07 / September 3, 2016 @ 1:45 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 4 km ENE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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