A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:59 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.6693 West, latitude 36.6994 North, depth = 5.62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007s68. Unique identifier: us10007s68. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 20:39:59 / January 9, 2017 @ 8:39 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Winfield, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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