A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6861 West, latitude 36.6878 North, depth = 2.09 km. Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 16:03:09 / March 7, 2017 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100087h0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087h0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.09 km (1 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:03:09 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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