A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 17:48:34 / September 6, 2016 @ 5:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:48:34 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006mgy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mgy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.44 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9015° West, 36.9191° North, depth 5.44 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Perry, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 19 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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