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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Enid in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.3343S, -97.8126WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.319 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/15 / 2015-10-07 09:13:57 / October 7, 2015 @ 9:13 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:57 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003l9f. Event ids that are associated: us10003l9f. Exact location, longitude -97.8126° West, latitude 36.3343° North, depth = 7.319 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, Ponca City, Watonga (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 9 km (6 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days seven hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SE of Enid, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8126° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.319 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SE of Enid, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-07 09:13:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-25 09:27:43 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 121 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 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us10003l9f Id of event.
Event Code 10003l9f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003l9f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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