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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Medford in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.7582S, -97.5453WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:57:56 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 05:57:56 / October 24, 2015 @ 5:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.26 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us10003r5d. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003r5d. Exact location, longitude -97.5453° West, latitude 36.7582° North, depth = 3.26 km.

Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km ESE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5453° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7582° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km ESE 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 2015-10-24 05:57:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-24 06:10:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 158 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 0.259 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us10003r5d Id of event.
Event Code 10003r5d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003r5d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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