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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 6 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.993S, -96.8333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.12 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 10:15:13 / October 17, 2015 @ 10:15 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 4.12 km, -96.8333° West, 35.993° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:15:13 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pbt. Id of event: us10003pbt.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jenks, Tulsa, Shawnee (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 6 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km 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 2015-10-17 10:15:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-17 10:38:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 0.032 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us10003pbt Id of event.
Event Code 10003pbt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003pbt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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