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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 11 km NW of Blackwell, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.878S, -97.3741WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Blackwell in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:33:16 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20005hwa. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hwa. Exact location of earthquake, -97.3741° West, 36.878° North, depth 1.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.7 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 21:33:16 / April 13, 2016 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Derby (c. 22 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Winfield (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Haysville, Derby, Enid (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NW of Blackwell, Oklahoma. This information 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 -97.3741° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.878° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NW of Blackwell, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-13 21:33:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-13 21:46:41 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 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 0.158 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us20005hwa Id of event.
Event Code 20005hwa An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005hwa, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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