A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 17:20:25 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.9152° West, 36.879° North, depth 7.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.21 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000iwfw. Event ids that are associated: us2000iwfw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 23:20:25 / December 22, 2018 @ 11:20 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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