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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4722S, -98.6812WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.96 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -98.6812° West, 36.4722° North, depth 1.96 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:07:06 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 17:07:06 / February 13, 2016 @ 5:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20004zy8. Event ids that are associated: us20004zy8.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weatherford, Watonga, Enid.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6812° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4722° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km 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 2016-02-13 17:07:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 17:42:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1193 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.48 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1070 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 0.236 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004zy8 Id of event.
Event Code 20004zy8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zy8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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