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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Enid in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3636S, -97.6933WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 06:34:01 / October 26, 2015 @ 6:34 am. Id of earthquake: us10003rdw. Event ids that are associated: us10003rdw. Exact location, longitude -97.6933° West, latitude 36.3636° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 01:34:01 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Piedmont, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km ESE of Enid, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6933° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3636° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km ESE 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 2015-10-26 06:34:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-26 07:02:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.17 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 189 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 0.273 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us10003rdw Id of event.
Event Code 10003rdw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003rdw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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