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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9823S, -97.1811WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 21:59:54 / February 6, 2016 @ 9:59 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yei. Id of event: us20004yei. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.63 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:59:54 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.1811° West, 35.9823° North, depth 7.63 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Mustang, Ponca City. The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km ENE of Langston, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.1811° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE of Langston, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-06 21:59:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 22:15:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.96 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 190 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 0.206 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us20004yei Id of event.
Event Code 20004yei An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004yei, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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