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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Stillwater in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1079S, -97.1855WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 12:23:24 / January 4, 2016 @ 12:23 pm. Unique identifier: us10004b62. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004b62. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:23:24 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.1855 West, latitude 36.1079 North, depth = 5.33 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.33 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Del City, Oklahoma City.

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

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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 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: 11 km W of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1855° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1079° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W of Stillwater, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-04 12:23:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-04 12:41:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 160 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 0.32 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us10004b62 Id of event.
Event Code 10004b62 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004b62, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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