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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 19 km WSW of Fairview, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2058S, -98.6775WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 11:05:13 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ck1a. Event ids that are associated: us2000ck1a. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.587 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 17:05:13 / January 16, 2018 @ 5:05 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -98.6775 West, latitude 36.2058 North, depth = 3.587 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weatherford, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km WSW of Fairview, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6775° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2058° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.587 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km WSW 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 2018-01-16 17:05:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-16 22:49:22 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 121 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 us2000ck1a Id of event.
Event Code 2000ck1a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ck1a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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