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Light earthquake 4 mag, 14 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.9293S, -97.7977WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 23:15:32 / January 14, 2016 @ 11:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7977 West, latitude 36.9293 North, depth = 3.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.66 km (2 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:15:32 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004eq5. Event ids that are associated: us10004eq5.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Derby, Haysville. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 14 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7977° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9293° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2016-01-14 23:15:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-14 23:30:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.77 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 249 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 0.117 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us10004eq5 Id of event.
Event Code 10004eq5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004eq5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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