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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.286S, -97.5201WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:05:49 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004t3j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004t3j. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5201 West, latitude 36.286 North, depth = 2.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 05:05:49 / February 27, 2016 @ 5:05 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.14 km (1 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seven hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5201° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.286° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km W 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 2016-02-27 05:05:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-27 05:19:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.61 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 249 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 0.208 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us10004t3j Id of event.
Event Code 10004t3j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004t3j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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