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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.9191S, -97.9015WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 17:48:34 / September 6, 2016 @ 5:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:48:34 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006mgy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mgy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.44 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9015° West, 36.9191° North, depth 5.44 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Perry, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9191° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW 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 2016-09-06 17:48:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-06 18:12:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.8 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 260 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 0.062 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us10006mgy Id of event.
Event Code 10006mgy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006mgy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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