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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Mooreland in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5553S, -98.9182WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10004tje. Event ids that are associated: us10004tje. Exact location, longitude -98.9182° West, latitude 36.5553° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 03:35:06 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 09:35:06 / February 29, 2016 @ 9:35 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 28 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9182° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5553° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-29 09:35:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-29 10:00:26 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 168 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 0.147 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us10004tje Id of event.
Event Code 10004tje An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004tje, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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