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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Crescent in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.0874S, -97.5807WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.96 km (2 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:20:20 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.96 km, -97.5807° West, 36.0874° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/15 / 2015-10-30 20:20:20 / October 30, 2015 @ 8:20 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us200040xa. Unique identifier: us200040xa.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Moore, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 15 km N of Crescent, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5807° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0874° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km N of Crescent, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-30 20:20:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-30 20:33:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.33 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 222 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 0.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us200040xa Id of event.
Event Code 200040xa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040xa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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