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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1913S, -97.4001WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:44:41 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003rvd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rvd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 15:44:41 / October 27, 2015 @ 3:44 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.4001 West, latitude 36.1913 North, depth = 4.86 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Bethany, Warr Acres.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1913° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-27 15:44:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-27 15:56:02 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 158 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 0.396 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us10003rvd Id of event.
Event Code 10003rvd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003rvd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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