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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Mooreland in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5271S, -98.9753WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10004xs5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004xs5. Global time and date of event 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 13:21:36 / March 15, 2016 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.631 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:21:36 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.631 km, -98.9753° West, 36.5271° North.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 22 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9753° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5271° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.631 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ENE 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 2016-03-15 13:21:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-11 16:31:16 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 121 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 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190 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 us10004xs5 Id of event.
Event Code 10004xs5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004xs5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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