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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8827S, -97.6508WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.34 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:12:03 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bjr5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bjr5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6508 West, latitude 36.8827 North, depth = 1.34 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 08:12:03 / November 7, 2017 @ 8:12 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mulvane, Perry, Winfield (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6508° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8827° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NE 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 2017-11-07 08:12:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-07 08:33:27 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 0.185 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us2000bjr5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bjr5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bjr5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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