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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.6897S, -97.6821WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6821 West, latitude 36.6897 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 09:48:15 / April 29, 2017 @ 9:48 am UTC/GMT. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:48:15 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008lzd. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008lzd.

Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6821° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6897° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 2017-04-29 09:48:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-29 10:02:26 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 0.215 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 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 mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008lzd Id of event.
Event Code 10008lzd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008lzd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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