A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.03 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:04:25 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 21:04:25 / September 7, 2016 @ 9:04 pm. Event id: us10006mv1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mv1. Exact location of event, depth 4.03 km, -97.9016° West, 36.9446° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Enid. Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 21 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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