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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.6961S, -97.6834WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us100087h1. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087h1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.72 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.72 km, -97.6834° West, 36.6961° North. Global time and date of event 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 16:06:01 / March 7, 2017 @ 4:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:06:01 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6834° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6961° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.72 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 2017-03-07 16:06:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-07 16:19:35 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 4.1 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 188 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 0.209 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us100087h1 Id of event.
Event Code 100087h1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100087h1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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