A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 10:52:07 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008qbn. Unique identifier: us10008qbn. Global time and date of event 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 16:52:07 / May 7, 2017 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.6171° West, latitude 36.5949° North, depth = 4.9 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Stillwater, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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