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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Cushing in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.0076S, -96.8194WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.98 km (1 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:03:05 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.8194 West, latitude 36.0076 North, depth = 1.98 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 22:03:05 / October 10, 2015 @ 10:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003mqq. Event ids that are associated: us10003mqq.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Collinsville, Moore, Piedmont (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

Questions or comments?

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. 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: 5 km WNW of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8194° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0076° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WNW of Cushing, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-10 22:03:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-10 22:34:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 294 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.92 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 485 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 0.038 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 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 us10003mqq Id of event.
Event Code 10003mqq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mqq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Christina

    I felt it in Yukon, Oklahoma. It woke me up from a nap.

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