A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.9274° West, 36.9198° North. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:01:52 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 23:01:52 / November 22, 2018 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000hvkd. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvkd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).
Each 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 four and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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