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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.7101S, -97.8194WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/15 / 2015-10-19 04:55:29 / October 19, 2015 @ 4:55 am. Id of earthquake: us10003pl4. Event ids that are associated: us10003pl4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.77 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8194 West, latitude 36.7101 North, depth = 4.77 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:55:29 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 13 km SW of Medford, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8194° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7101° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SW of Medford, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-19 04:55:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-19 05:15:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.08 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 189 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.127 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003pl4 Id of event.
Event Code 10003pl4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003pl4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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