A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Sunday. Event id: us100088ju. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088ju. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.14 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.14 km, -97.795° West, 36.8179° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/17 / 2017-03-12 19:56:47 / March 12, 2017 @ 7:56 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:56:47 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City. Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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