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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Fairview in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.4787S, -98.5915WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Thursday. Global time and date of event 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 06:25:19 / September 1, 2016 @ 6:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -98.5915° West, 36.4787° North, depth 5.44 km. Unique identifier: us10006j8h. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006j8h. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:25:19 / 1:25 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.44 km (3 miles).

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

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.5915° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4787° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.44 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 2016-09-01 06:25:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-01 06:40:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 138 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 0.066 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us10006j8h Id of event.
Event Code 10006j8h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006j8h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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