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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2543S, -97.3654WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3654 West, latitude 36.2543 North, depth = 3.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:16:10 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 15:16:10 / February 20, 2016 @ 3:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.6 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us10004rdh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004rdh.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Piedmont, Edmond, Blackwell. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3654° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2543° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-20 15:16:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-20 15:34:18 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 138 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 0.293 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 35 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 us10004rdh Id of event.
Event Code 10004rdh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004rdh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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