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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Fairview in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.4845S, -98.6046WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Fairview in Oklahoma on Monday. Global time and date of event 11/06/18 / 2018-06-11 19:20:31 / June 11, 2018 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000enlc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000enlc. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:20:31 / 1:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.6046° West, 36.4845° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Woodward, Enid (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 26 km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6046° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4845° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km NNW of Fairview, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-11 19:20:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-11 21:59:37 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 129 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 0.111 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us1000enlc Id of event.
Event Code 1000enlc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000enlc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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