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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4508S, -98.7759WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 06:23:02 / October 22, 2016 @ 6:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:23:02 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20007g2p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007g2p. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.543 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.7759 West, latitude 36.4508 North, depth = 7.543 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.7759° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4508° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.543 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km 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 2016-10-22 06:23:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-17 10:38:09 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 121 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20007g2p Id of event.
Event Code 20007g2p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20007g2p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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