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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4323S, -98.7745WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7745° West, 36.4323° North, depth 7.24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 05:03:26 / December 20, 2016 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.24 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us200082pw. Ids that are associated to the event: us200082pw. The temblor was detected at 23:03:26 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 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: 32 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.7745° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4323° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km 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 2016-12-20 05:03:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-20 05:12:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 168 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 0.052 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us200082pw Id of event.
Event Code 200082pw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200082pw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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