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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 8 km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.5944S, -97.4213WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/15 / 2015-09-13 03:34:23 / September 13, 2015 @ 3:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, -97.4213° West, 35.5944° North, depth 4.923 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.923 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:34:23 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20003j7m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003j7m.

The epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby 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 Chickasha, Cushing, Stillwater.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This information 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 -97.4213° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5944° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.923 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Edmond, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-13 03:34:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-03 20:07:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us20003j7m Id of event.
Event Code 20003j7m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003j7m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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