A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mh8. Id of event: us10006mh8. The temblor was detected at 12:49:45 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.16 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9259 West, latitude 36.9109 North, depth = 12.16 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 17:49:45 / September 6, 2016 @ 5:49 pm.
The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Mulvane (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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