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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.7015S, -97.6645WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -97.6645 West, latitude 36.7015 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us70003mzp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003mzp. The temblor was detected at 03:55:36 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 09:55:36 / May 18, 2019 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Winfield, Arkansas City (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 13 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6645° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7015° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 2019-05-18 09:55:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-18 10:21:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.708 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 200 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 0.216 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us70003mzp Id of event.
Event Code 70003mzp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003mzp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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