A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location, longitude -97.6556° West, latitude 36.8998° North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vnt. Unique identifier: us10007vnt. The temblor was reported at 03:51:18 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 09:51:18 / January 27, 2017 @ 9:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Perry (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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