A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -97.8332° West, latitude 36.8438° North, depth = 5.151 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:07:30 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.151 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 17:07:30 / November 22, 2016 @ 5:07 pm. Id of earthquake: us10007bgg. Event ids that are associated: us10007bgg.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 9 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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