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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Helena in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.6753S, -98.1644WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/16 / 2016-03-10 18:13:13 / March 10, 2016 @ 6:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1644 West, latitude 36.6753 North, depth = 5.62 km. Id of earthquake: us10004wli. Event ids that are associated: us10004wli. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:13 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.62 km (3 miles).

Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-eight 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.

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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: 17 km NNE of Helena, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNE of Helena, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-10 18:13:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 23:26:43 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 138 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 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us10004wli Id of event.
Event Code 10004wli An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004wli, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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