A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 02:26:23 / September 8, 2017 @ 2:26 am. The temblor was reported at 20:26:23 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.6892° West, 36.6756° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ahub. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahub.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Stillwater, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 15 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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