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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4726S, -98.7088WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004zjw. Unique identifier: us20004zjw. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 19:49:13 / February 11, 2016 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:49:13 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.7088° West, latitude 36.4726° North, depth = 5 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.7088° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4726° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 2016-02-11 19:49:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-11 20:06:53 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 121 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 0.235 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us20004zjw Id of event.
Event Code 20004zjw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zjw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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