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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Taloga in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1926S, -98.7776WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us10003r9e. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003r9e. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 05:05:13 / October 25, 2015 @ 5:05 am. Exact location of earthquake, -98.7776° West, 36.1926° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:05:13 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clinton, Weatherford, Woodward. Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Weatherford (c. 10 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 23 km NE of Taloga, Oklahoma. This data 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 -98.7776° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1926° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NE of Taloga, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-25 05:05:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-25 06:14:12 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 0.259 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us10003r9e Id of event.
Event Code 10003r9e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003r9e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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