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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8385S, -97.6985WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6985 West, latitude 36.8385 North, depth = 2.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.02 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:43:06 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000gf2c. Event ids that are associated: us2000gf2c. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 10:43:06 / July 27, 2018 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NE of Medford, 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 -97.6985° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8385° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km 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 2018-07-27 10:43:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-27 10:51:52 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 0.129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 us2000gf2c Id of event.
Event Code 2000gf2c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gf2c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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