A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.527453423 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 19:40:20 / August 13, 2019 @ 7:40 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ok2019putq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019putq. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:20 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.65755463 West, latitude 36.70788193 North, depth = 2.527453423 km.
Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 12 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.
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