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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Edmond in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.6752S, -97.4095WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.4095° West, 35.6752° North. Event id: us10004byj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004byj. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:15:07 / 8:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 02:15:07 / January 7, 2016 @ 2:15 am.

The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4095° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6752° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-07 02:15:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-07 02:21:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 25 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 167 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 0.094 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us10004byj Id of event.
Event Code 10004byj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004byj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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