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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Cushing in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.9378S, -96.7535WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 16:53:23 / April 1, 2016 @ 4:53 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.482 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:23 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005dz2. Event ids that are associated: us20005dz2. Exact location of event, longitude -96.7535 West, latitude 35.9378 North, depth = 4.482 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Tulsa, Jenks (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 5 km SSE of Cushing, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7535° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9378° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.482 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SSE of Cushing, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-01 16:53:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-03 21:30:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 121 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 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us20005dz2 Id of event.
Event Code 20005dz2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005dz2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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