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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8169S, -97.7529WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 15:19:35 / November 25, 2016 @ 3:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:19:35 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.06 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.7529° West, 36.8169° North, depth 6.06 km. Event id: us10007cas. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cas.

The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Haysville (c. 10 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Derby, Haysville, Mulvane (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 2 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7529° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km WNW 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 2016-11-25 15:19:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 15:49:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 105 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.31 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 337 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 0.092 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 36 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 us10007cas Id of event.
Event Code 10007cas An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007cas, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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