A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 20:57:26 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.6997° West, 36.8458° North, depth 5.56 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.56 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 02:57:26 / August 8, 2018 @ 2:57 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g566. Id of event: us1000g566.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mulvane, Winfield, Perry (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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