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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Alva in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5275S, -98.6723WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 17:50:04 / January 8, 2016 @ 5:50 pm. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:50:04 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.84 km (9 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004cea. Event ids that are associated: us10004cea. Exact location of event, depth 13.84 km, -98.6723° West, 36.5275° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward.

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km S of Alva, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6723° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5275° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km S of Alva, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-08 17:50:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-08 18:04:31 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 168 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 0.182 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us10004cea Id of event.
Event Code 10004cea An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004cea, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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