A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 13:33:49 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mhb. Unique identifier: us10006mhb. Exact location of earthquake, -97.8956° West, 36.9381° North, depth 4.84 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 18:33:49 / September 6, 2016 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.84 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mulvane (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mulvane, Arkansas City, Ponca City.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 20 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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