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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 5 km ESE of Fairview, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2465S, -98.4238WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006p6u. Id of event: us10006p6u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:15:21 / 9:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.4238 West, latitude 36.2465 North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 02:15:21 / September 13, 2016 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 5 km ESE of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.4238° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2465° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ESE 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 2016-09-13 02:15:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-13 02:24:25 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 178 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 0.24 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us10006p6u Id of event.
Event Code 10006p6u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006p6u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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