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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Cherokee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.7436S, -98.0555WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 11:45:56 / January 22, 2016 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0555 West, latitude 36.7436 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:56 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004gcc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gcc.

Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Enid.

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

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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: 26 km E of Cherokee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0555° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7436° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km E of Cherokee, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-22 11:45:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-22 12:03:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 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 0.19 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us10004gcc Id of event.
Event Code 10004gcc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004gcc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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