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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 10 km E of Medford, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.8185S, -97.6169WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/12/17 / 2017-12-27 03:22:08 / December 27, 2017 @ 3:22 am. Event id: us1000bwkp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bwkp. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6169 West, latitude 36.8185 North, depth = 5.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.25 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:22:08 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 10 km E of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6169° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8185° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km E 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 2017-12-27 03:22:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-27 03:37:01 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 0.197 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000bwkp Id of event.
Event Code 1000bwkp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bwkp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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