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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.9381S, -97.8956WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 13:33:49 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mhb. Unique identifier: us10006mhb. Exact location of earthquake, -97.8956° West, 36.9381° North, depth 4.84 km. Global time and date of event 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 18:33:49 / September 6, 2016 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.84 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mulvane (c. 6 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mulvane, Arkansas City, Ponca City.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days four hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km NW of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8956° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9381° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km 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 18:33:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-06 19:08:08 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 4.05 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 188 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 0.057 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10006mhb Id of event.
Event Code 10006mhb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006mhb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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