A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -97.896° West, latitude 36.9393° North, depth = 2.32 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006r59. Unique identifier: us10006r59. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.32 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/16 / 2016-09-20 17:31:48 / September 20, 2016 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:31:48 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 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), 57 km (35 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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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