Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-09-09

2014-09-09 13:37:45 UTC :Medford, Oklahoma EARTHQUAKE

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Magnitude : 2.6

Event Time: Time and Date Starting of Earthquake Rupture 

  1. 2014-09-09 13:37:45 UTC

  1. 2014-09-09 08:37:45 UTC-05:00 at epicenter

Earthquake data:

Location : Position of Epicenter 

36.679°N 97.724°W

Depth : Depth of starting Rupture 

5.0km (3.1mi)

Region : Medford, Oklahoma

Magnitude 2.6 Earthquake of Medford, Oklahoma 2014-09-09

Directions and Distances :Directions and Distances from Geographical Reference in Close Proximity Which can be effected by Location Uncertainty

a)  14km (9mi) S of Medford, Oklahoma

b)  34km (21mi) NNE of Enid, Oklahoma

c)  57km (35mi) W of Ponca City, Oklahoma

74km (46mi) SW of Arkansas City, Kansas

e)  135km (84mi) N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Location Uncertainty: 
2.6 ml
36.679°N, 97.724°W--
5.0 km
± 7.4 km
Number of Phase Applied1

Minimum Distance2

Travel Time Residual3
0.55 sec

Azimuthal Gap4

1Number of phase Applied: 
In determining location of hypocenter, applied number of observations on P waves and S waves. The greater the more accurate prediction of EQ.

2Minimum Distance:
 Horizontal distance of nearest Station measured in Km from epicenter. The smaller the more accuracy in prediction of depth of EQ.

3Travel Time Residual:
 A way of measurement of fit of arrival time observed to arrival time predicted for particular location. The smaller the better fit of data.

4Azimuthal Gap: 
Expressed in degree; the smaller the smaller the error in horizontal positioning of EQ. Large uncertainty is considered when exceeds 180° (both depth and location)

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