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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4496S, -98.777WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:49:06 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.777° West, latitude 36.4496° North, depth = 7.955 km. Global time and date of event 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 21:49:06 / January 11, 2017 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.955 km (5 miles). Event id: us10007smr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007smr.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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 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 -98.777° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4496° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.955 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 2017-01-11 21:49:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-05 06:37:16 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us10007smr Id of event.
Event Code 10007smr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007smr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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