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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9362S, -97.3457WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.3457° West, 35.9362° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:57:36 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us200041bv. Ids that are associated to the event: us200041bv. Global time and date of event 02/11/15 / 2015-11-02 16:57:36 / November 2, 2015 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blanchard, Ponca City, Noble. The epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km W of Langston, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3457° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9362° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W of Langston, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-02 16:57:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-02 17:06:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 94 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.17 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 344 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 0.165 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us200041bv Id of event.
Event Code 200041bv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200041bv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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