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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Fairview in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4439S, -98.7883WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/06/17 / 2017-06-23 05:04:38 / June 23, 2017 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7883 West, latitude 36.4439 North, depth = 1.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.56 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:04:38 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009p7s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009p7s.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 33 km NW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.7883° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4439° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.56 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 2017-06-23 05:04:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-23 05:14:19 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 129 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 0.183 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us20009p7s Id of event.
Event Code 20009p7s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009p7s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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