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Minor earthquake: M3.37 quake has struck near Medford in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.70365524S, -97.68692017WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -97.68692017° West, latitude 36.70365524° North, depth = 0.04734126106 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 18:07:28 / March 29, 2020 @ 6:07 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020gged. Unique identifier: ok2020gged. The 3.37-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:07:28 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.04734126106 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Wellington, Perry. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).

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

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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. 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.68692017° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.70365524° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.04734126106 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 2020-03-29 18:07:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-29 18:11:38 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 175 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 89 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2243998945 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6977860084 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57.82943726 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 ok2020gged Id of event.
Event Code 2020gged An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020gged, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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