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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 21 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5264S, -98.9928WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact location, longitude -98.9928° West, latitude 36.5264° North, depth = 1.139 km. Id of earthquake: us20004hjb. Event ids that are associated: us20004hjb. Global time and date of event 16/12/15 / 2015-12-16 13:00:42 / December 16, 2015 @ 1:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:00:42 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.139 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward. Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9928° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5264° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.139 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-16 13:00:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-08 10:36:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004hjb Id of event.
Event Code 20004hjb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004hjb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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