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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.879S, -97.9152WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 17:20:25 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.9152° West, 36.879° North, depth 7.21 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.21 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000iwfw. Event ids that are associated: us2000iwfw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 23:20:25 / December 22, 2018 @ 11:20 pm.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Ponca City, Wellington (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km WNW of Medford, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9152° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.879° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WNW 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 2018-12-22 23:20:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-11 02:40:19 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 148 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 0.052 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us2000iwfw Id of event.
Event Code 2000iwfw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iwfw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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