A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us2000d7dc. Event ids that are associated: us2000d7dc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 11:55:45 / February 24, 2018 @ 11:55 am. Exact location, longitude -97.6496° West, latitude 36.8885° North, depth = 3.39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.39 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:55:45 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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