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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.9306S, -97.8087WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/15 / 2015-11-08 08:29:00 / November 8, 2015 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003vpa. Id of event: us10003vpa. The temblor was reported at 02:29:00 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.8087 West, latitude 36.9306 North, depth = 5.23 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.23 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Winfield.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days five 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8087° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km NNW 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 2015-11-08 08:29:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-08 08:39:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 178 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 0.088 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us10003vpa Id of event.
Event Code 10003vpa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003vpa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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