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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8989S, -97.9762WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 06:24:50 / January 26, 2016 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:24:50 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.24 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9762 West, latitude 36.8989 North, depth = 3.24 km. Unique identifier: us20004um3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004um3.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9762° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8989° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km WNW 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 2016-01-26 06:24:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-26 06:39:21 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 4.19 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 199 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 0.058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us20004um3 Id of event.
Event Code 20004um3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004um3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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