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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Cushing in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.9878S, -96.7963WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us20003mh0. Event ids that are associated: us20003mh0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/15 / 2015-09-19 05:20:03 / September 19, 2015 @ 5:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.478 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:20:03 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.7963 West, latitude 35.9878 North, depth = 4.478 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jenks, Tulsa, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7963° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9878° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.478 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km W 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 2015-09-19 05:20:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-11 07:19:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 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 150 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 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us20003mh0 Id of event.
Event Code 20003mh0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003mh0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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