A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -97.8413 West, latitude 36.9648 North, depth = 7.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/18 / 2018-11-16 17:25:19 / November 16, 2018 @ 5:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles). Event id: us1000hssn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hssn, ismpkansas70253173. The temblor was picked up at 11:25:19 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mulvane, Ponca City, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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