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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 9 km SE of Medford, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.7486S, -97.6529WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20008ldc. Event ids that are associated: us20008ldc. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6529 West, latitude 36.7486 North, depth = 2.15 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.15 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:57:35 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/17 / 2017-02-22 08:57:35 / February 22, 2017 @ 8:57 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6529° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7486° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE 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 2017-02-22 08:57:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-22 09:08:02 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 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 138 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 0.195 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us20008ldc Id of event.
Event Code 20008ldc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ldc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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