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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.6756S, -97.6892WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 02:26:23 / September 8, 2017 @ 2:26 am. The temblor was reported at 20:26:23 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -97.6892° West, 36.6756° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ahub. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahub.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Stillwater, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).

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

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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. 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: 15 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6892° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6756° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 2017-09-08 02:26:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 02:44:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 269 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.6 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 360 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 0.222 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ahub Id of event.
Event Code 2000ahub An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ahub, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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