A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 05:53:18 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 10:53:18 / October 6, 2016 @ 10:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.73 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.5513 West, latitude 36.8068 North, depth = 4.73 km. Unique identifier: us20007cbp. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007cbp.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Winfield, Perry. The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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