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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 13 km W of Stillwater, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.0952S, -97.2087WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:45:04 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 09:45:04 / January 4, 2016 @ 9:45 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004b5i. Event ids that are associated: us10004b5i. Exact location, longitude -97.2087° West, latitude 36.0952° North, depth = 6.5 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Oklahoma City, Bethany (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km W of Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2087° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km 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 09:45:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-05 06:01:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 121 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 0.331 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us10004b5i Id of event.
Event Code 10004b5i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004b5i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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