A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 22:36:18 / March 22, 2019 @ 10:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.6772° West, 36.7113° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkir. Unique identifier: us1000jkir. The temblor was picked up at 16:36:18 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 seven and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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