A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 11:12:36 / November 11, 2016 @ 11:12 am. The temblor was reported at 05:12:36 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.41 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100076un. Event ids that are associated: us100076un. Exact location of event, longitude -97.8692 West, latitude 36.9154 North, depth = 7.41 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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