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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag was detected near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.70788193S, -97.65755463WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.527453423 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 19:40:20 / August 13, 2019 @ 7:40 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ok2019putq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019putq. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:20 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.65755463 West, latitude 36.70788193 North, depth = 2.527453423 km.

Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km SSE of Medford, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.65755463° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.70788193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.527453423 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2019-08-13 19:40:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-13 19:41:39 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 automatic 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 169 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2164677233 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4107547341 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91.77249908 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 ok2019putq Id of event.
Event Code 2019putq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019putq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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