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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8179S, -97.8578WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 09:11:20 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8578 West, latitude 36.8179 North, depth = 7.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d7e4. Unique identifier: us2000d7e4. Global time and date of event 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 15:11:20 / February 24, 2018 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Wellington, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km W of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8578° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8179° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W 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 2018-02-24 15:11:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-24 16:20:02 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 0.033 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us2000d7e4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000d7e4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d7e4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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