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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.488S, -98.6811WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 17:47:12 / January 29, 2016 @ 5:47 pm. Event id: us20004vjc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vjc. Exact location of event, depth 8.98 km, -98.6811° West, 36.488° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.98 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:47:12 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 30 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6811° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.488° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km 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 2016-01-29 17:47:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-29 18:07:16 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 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 0.221 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us20004vjc Id of event.
Event Code 20004vjc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004vjc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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