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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.6929S, -97.6919WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.49 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8j1. Unique identifier: us1000d8j1. The temblor was reported at 02:19:46 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.6919° West, latitude 36.6929° North, depth = 1.49 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 08:19:46 / March 24, 2018 @ 8:19 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Nearby 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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6919° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6929° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 2018-03-24 08:19:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-24 08:26:06 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 138 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 0.207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us1000d8j1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d8j1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d8j1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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