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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Alva in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.5203S, -98.6993WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Alva in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.6993 West, latitude 36.5203 North, depth = 7.45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.45 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us20005007. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005007. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:32 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 20:55:32 / February 13, 2016 @ 8:55 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Enid, Woodward (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 31 km S of Alva, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.6993° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5203° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km S of Alva, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-13 20:55:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-13 22:30:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 159 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 0.187 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us20005007 Id of event.
Event Code 20005007 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005007, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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