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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near McCord in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5688S, -97.0992WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from McCord in Oklahoma on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.868 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -97.0992 West, latitude 36.5688 North, depth = 4.868 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 17:11:35 / October 12, 2015 @ 5:11 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:11:35 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003n2a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n2a.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winfield, Enid, Cushing (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSW of McCord, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.0992° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5688° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.868 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of McCord, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-12 17:11:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-12 19:15:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 138 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 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 us10003n2a Id of event.
Event Code 10003n2a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003n2a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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