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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.6994S, -97.6693WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:39:59 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.6693 West, latitude 36.6994 North, depth = 5.62 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007s68. Unique identifier: us10007s68. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 20:39:59 / January 9, 2017 @ 8:39 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Winfield, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-nine 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE 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 2017-01-09 20:39:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-09 20:49:02 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 3.18 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 199 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 0.215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us10007s68 Id of event.
Event Code 10007s68 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007s68, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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