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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Cushing in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.005S, -96.8039WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global time and date of event 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 22:20:55 / October 10, 2015 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 17:20:55 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.4 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -96.8039° West, 36.005° North, depth 2.4 km. Event id: us10003mqx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mqx.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shawnee, Jenks, Tulsa (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Did you feel anything?

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 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: 3 km WNW of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8039° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km 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 22:20:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-10 22:35:40 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 2.7 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 139 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 0.034 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us10003mqx Id of event.
Event Code 10003mqx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mqx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Rebecca

    I felt one of them. The house and everything in it shook! I am on the East side of Stillwater, OK.

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