A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us100087h1. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087h1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.72 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.72 km, -97.6834° West, 36.6961° North. Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 16:06:01 / March 7, 2017 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:06:01 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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