A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 15:37:41 / March 29, 2017 @ 3:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -97.6171 West, latitude 36.8091 North, depth = 2.52 km. Id of earthquake: us20008vls. Event ids that are associated: us20008vls. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.52 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:37:41 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Derby, Haysville (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 10 km E of Medford, Oklahoma.
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