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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Guthrie in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.819S, -97.441WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/15 / 2015-06-30 13:46:50 / June 30, 2015 @ 1:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.441° West, 35.819° North, depth 4.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002vgy. Id of event: us20002vgy. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:46:50 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Noble, Enid, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSW of Guthrie, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.441° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.819° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Guthrie, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-30 13:46:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-06 19:18:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.8 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 121 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 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 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 us20002vgy Id of event.
Event Code 20002vgy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002vgy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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