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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 25 km W of Medford, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.8122S, -98.0212WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us20005gkr. Event ids that are associated: us20005gkr. The temblor was detected at 10:58:01 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 15:58:01 / April 9, 2016 @ 3:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0212 West, latitude 36.8122 North, depth = 8.67 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.67 km (5 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 25 km W of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0212° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8122° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km W 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 2016-04-09 15:58:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-09 16:40:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 0.065 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 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 us20005gkr Id of event.
Event Code 20005gkr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gkr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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