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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Stillwater in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1643S, -97.0416WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 15:12:46 / January 21, 2016 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -97.0416° West, 36.1643° North, depth 6.219 km. Id of earthquake: us10004g3v. Event ids that are associated: us10004g3v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.219 km (4 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:12:46 / 9:12 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Harrah, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 6 km (3 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Choctaw (c. 11 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 5 km NNE of Stillwater, 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 -97.0416° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1643° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.219 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE 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 2016-01-21 15:12:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-21 17:21:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 28 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 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 131 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 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us10004g3v Id of event.
Event Code 10004g3v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004g3v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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