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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3962S, -97.3032WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 15:20:45 / October 7, 2015 @ 3:20 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003kxz. Id of event: us10003kxz. The temblor was detected at 10:20:45 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3032 West, latitude 36.3962 North, depth = 5.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.09 km (3 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Guthrie, Enid (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 11 km N of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3962° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km N of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-07 15:20:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-07 21:59:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 0.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10003kxz Id of event.
Event Code 10003kxz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003kxz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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