A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.63 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:59:11 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 04:59:11 / September 20, 2016 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8929 West, latitude 36.9227 North, depth = 5.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006qzl. Event ids that are associated: us10006qzl.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Derby, Winfield (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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