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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Edmond in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.6852S, -97.414WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/16 / 2016-02-23 08:44:33 / February 23, 2016 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:44:33 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004ry9. Unique identifier: us10004ry9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.58 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.414 West, latitude 35.6852 North, depth = 6.58 km.

The epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chickasha, Seminole, Purcell (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.414° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6852° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-23 08:44:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-23 09:14:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 149 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.46 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 316 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 0.103 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 25 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 us10004ry9 Id of event.
Event Code 10004ry9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004ry9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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