A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 10:36:27 / April 13, 2017 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6.92 km, -97.6719° West, 36.6921° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.92 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008h7z. Id of event: us10008h7z. The temblor was detected at 04:36:27 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Arkansas City, Wellington. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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