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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Mooreland in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5718S, -99.0306WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -99.0306 West, latitude 36.5718 North, depth = 8.36 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gtp. Id of event: us20005gtp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.36 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 16:24:56 / April 10, 2016 @ 4:24 pm. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:24:56 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. 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: 21 km NE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.0306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5718° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NE of Mooreland, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-10 16:24:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 16:36:43 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 158 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 0.327 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197 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 us20005gtp Id of event.
Event Code 20005gtp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gtp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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