A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:37 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.16 km, -97.8951° West, 36.9405° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.16 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/11/16 / 2016-11-09 02:15:37 / November 9, 2016 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076ee. Id of event: us100076ee.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Derby, Winfield, Haysville. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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