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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Helena in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4092S, -98.1531WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.1531 West, latitude 36.4092 North, depth = 7.32 km. The temblor was reported at 03:29:32 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005g1k. Unique identifier: us20005g1k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 08:29:32 / April 7, 2016 @ 8:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.32 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Perry, Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Perry (c. 5 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days five hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SE of Helena, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1531° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SE 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 2016-04-07 08:29:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 08:40:52 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 178 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 0.166 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 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 us20005g1k Id of event.
Event Code 20005g1k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005g1k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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