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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Guthrie in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.7745S, -97.4862WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4862 West, latitude 35.7745 North, depth = 7.177 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.177 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/02/16 / 2016-02-25 09:55:31 / February 25, 2016 @ 9:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:55:31 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004sjg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004sjg.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid, Tecumseh, Blanchard (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-nine 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 12 km SSW of Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4862° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7745° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.177 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSW of Guthrie, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-25 09:55:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-25 22:00:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3 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 141 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 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us10004sjg Id of event.
Event Code 10004sjg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004sjg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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