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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4622S, -98.7018WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 13:32:25 / February 2, 2016 @ 1:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:32:25 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.36 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -98.7018° West, latitude 36.4622° North, depth = 4.36 km. Event id: us20004wjs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wjs.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.7018° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4622° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km 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 2016-02-02 13:32:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-02 13:43:28 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 158 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 0.245 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us20004wjs Id of event.
Event Code 20004wjs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004wjs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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