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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Cherokee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.7646S, -98.4702WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma on Sunday. Global time and date of event 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 03:42:28 / January 25, 2016 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gy1. Id of event: us10004gy1. The temblor was reported at 21:42:28 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.42 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.42 km, -98.4702° West, 36.7646° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-three 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km W of Cherokee, Oklahoma. This information 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 -98.4702° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7646° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km W 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 2016-01-25 03:42:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-25 04:09:35 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 0.2 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us10004gy1 Id of event.
Event Code 10004gy1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004gy1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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