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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 19 km W of Perry, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2606S, -97.5013WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5013 West, latitude 36.2606 North, depth = 4.05 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.05 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:51:06 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/15 / 2015-10-13 18:51:06 / October 13, 2015 @ 6:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us10003ndd. Event ids that are associated: us10003ndd.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Cushing, Piedmont. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-eight 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 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km W of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5013° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2606° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km W 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 2015-10-13 18:51:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-13 19:09:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 158 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 0.459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us10003ndd Id of event.
Event Code 10003ndd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003ndd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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