A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.95 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:09:15 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006p98. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006p98. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 15:09:15 / September 13, 2016 @ 3:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.8174° West, latitude 36.7827° North, depth = 4.95 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Perry, Wellington (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 7 km WSW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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