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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Fairview in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2405S, -98.4322WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -98.4322° West, latitude 36.2405° North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 02:05:48 / September 13, 2016 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006p6m. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006p6m. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:05:48 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Weatherford, Enid, Watonga. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 5 km SE of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.4322° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2405° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SE 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 02:05:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-13 02:22:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.19 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 201 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 0.237 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 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 us10006p6m Id of event.
Event Code 10006p6m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006p6m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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