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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 27 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.462S, -98.6742WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us10004dek. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004dek. The temblor was detected at 20:01:55 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/16 / 2016-01-11 02:01:55 / January 11, 2016 @ 2:01 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.06 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -98.6742° West, 36.462° North, depth 8.06 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 27 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6742° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.462° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-11 02:01:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-11 02:18:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.26 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 211 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 0.247 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us10004dek Id of event.
Event Code 10004dek An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004dek, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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