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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 10 km SSW of Cushing, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.8936S, -96.7952WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 02:24:24 / October 26, 2015 @ 2:24 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.936 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: usa0010qvu. Event ids that are associated: usa0010qvu. Exact location, longitude -96.7952° West, latitude 35.8936° North, depth = 3.936 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:24:24 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Del City, Jenks, Seminole (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Del City (c. 21 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 10 km SSW of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7952° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.936 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSW 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 2015-10-26 02:24:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-27 21:56:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 129 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 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 usa0010qvu Id of event.
Event Code a0010qvu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usa0010qvu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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