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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 26 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2114S, -97.5641WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005g7i. Id of event: us20005g7i. Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 21:06:25 / April 7, 2016 @ 9:06 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -97.5641° West, latitude 36.2114° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 16:06:25 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, El Reno, Oklahoma City. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5641° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2114° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WSW 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 2016-04-07 21:06:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 21:19:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.13 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 200 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 0.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 us20005g7i Id of event.
Event Code 20005g7i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005g7i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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