A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 17:50:25 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/19 / 2019-02-26 23:50:25 / February 26, 2019 @ 11:50 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.78 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jpam. Id of event: us2000jpam. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9185° West, 36.886° North, depth 7.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma.
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