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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Helena in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.4593S, -98.4471WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Helena in Oklahoma on Monday. Unique identifier: us20005h10. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005h10. The temblor was reported at 13:08:21 / 1:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.4471° West, 36.4593° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 18:08:21 / April 11, 2016 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Watonga, Enid (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km WSW of Helena, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.4471° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4593° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WSW 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 2016-04-11 18:08:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-11 18:17:38 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 0.069 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 76 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 us20005h10 Id of event.
Event Code 20005h10 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005h10, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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