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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Edmond in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.6742S, -97.4128WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004edf. Id of event: us10004edf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 04:03:14 / January 14, 2016 @ 4:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4128 West, latitude 35.6742 North, depth = 6.53 km. The temblor was reported at 22:03:14 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.53 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ENE of Edmond, 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 -97.4128° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6742° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.53 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 2016-01-14 04:03:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-14 04:41:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0.093 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us10004edf Id of event.
Event Code 10004edf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004edf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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