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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.8766S, -97.789WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 17:25:52 / February 13, 2016 @ 5:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.789 West, latitude 36.8766 North, depth = 2.55 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zz7. Id of event: us20004zz7. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.55 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:25:52 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Arkansas City, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.789° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8766° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW 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 2016-02-13 17:25:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 21:12:38 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 2.7 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 148 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004zz7 Id of event.
Event Code 20004zz7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zz7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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