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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4475S, -98.7587WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.39 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 23:55:34 / September 16, 2016 @ 11:55 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:55:34 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.7587 West, latitude 36.4475 North, depth = 6.39 km. Id of earthquake: us10006qa4. Event ids that are associated: us10006qa4.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid, Watonga, Woodward. Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.

Questions or comments?

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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.7587° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4475° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km NW 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 2016-09-16 23:55:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-17 00:08:43 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 4.03 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 0.033 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us10006qa4 Id of event.
Event Code 10006qa4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006qa4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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