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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.3461S, -97.3812WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:31:46 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 00:31:46 / April 5, 2016 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.22 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005fh8. Unique identifier: us20005fh8. Exact location of event, longitude -97.3812 West, latitude 36.3461 North, depth = 2.22 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cushing (c. 7 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, Guthrie, Blackwell.

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km NW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3812° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.3461° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NW 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 2016-04-05 00:31:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 00:52:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 129 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 0.331 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us20005fh8 Id of event.
Event Code 20005fh8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005fh8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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