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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.7949S, -97.6136WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.37 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:11:28 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004wyi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wyi. Global time and date of event 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 23:11:28 / February 3, 2016 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 1.37 km, -97.6136° West, 36.7949° North.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).

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 twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 10 km E of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6136° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7949° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E 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 2016-02-03 23:11:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-03 23:21:09 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 0.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us20004wyi Id of event.
Event Code 20004wyi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004wyi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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