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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 22 km WSW of Medford, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.7552S, -97.9786WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 09:05:34 / January 30, 2017 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.9786° West, latitude 36.7552° North, depth = 2.29 km. The temblor was detected at 03:05:34 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007w5f. Unique identifier: us10007w5f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.29 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 22 km WSW of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9786° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7552° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WSW 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 2017-01-30 09:05:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-30 13:05:53 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 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 0.135 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 42 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 us10007w5f Id of event.
Event Code 10007w5f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007w5f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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