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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Prague in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.5486S, -96.7545WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Prague in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20003hu9. Event ids that are associated: us20003hu9. The temblor was picked up at 06:10:53 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 11:10:53 / September 10, 2015 @ 11:10 am. Exact location of event, depth 5.757 km, -96.7545° West, 35.5486° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.757 km (4 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sapulpa, Noble, Okmulgee. The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NW of Prague, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7545° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5486° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.757 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of Prague, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-10 11:10:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-10 21:24:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 130 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 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us20003hu9 Id of event.
Event Code 20003hu9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003hu9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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