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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8196S, -97.7199WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000j148. Event ids that are associated: us2000j148. The temblor was reported at 10:43:07 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 16:43:07 / January 7, 2019 @ 4:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7199 West, latitude 36.8196 North, depth = 5 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Winfield, Perry, Arkansas City.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NE of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7199° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8196° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km 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 2019-01-07 16:43:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-07 16:55:34 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 178 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 0.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us2000j148 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j148 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j148, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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