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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 25 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4824S, -98.5823WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000502d. Id of event: us2000502d. The temblor was reported at 22:13:33 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.5823 West, latitude 36.4824 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 04:13:33 / February 14, 2016 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward, Enid.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-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: 25 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.5823° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4824° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NNW 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 2016-02-14 04:13:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-14 04:27:50 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 4.17 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 200 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 0.247 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us2000502d Id of event.
Event Code 2000502d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000502d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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