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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Crescent in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.0911S, -97.4391WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.625 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:48:33 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.4391° West, 36.0911° North, depth 6.625 km. Event id: us20004ut9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004ut9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 18:48:33 / January 26, 2016 @ 6:48 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ponca City, Del City, Midwest City (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NE of Crescent, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4391° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0911° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.625 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NE of Crescent, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-26 18:48:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-27 15:10:36 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 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 130 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 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us20004ut9 Id of event.
Event Code 20004ut9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004ut9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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