A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.55 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 1.55 km, -97.7681° West, 36.7566° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 15:22:11 / July 6, 2017 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100097bq. Ids that are associated to the event: us100097bq. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:22:11 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Perry, Wellington. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. 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 thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 6 km SSW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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