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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2124S, -97.319WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.319 West, latitude 36.2124 North, depth = 11.47 km. The temblor was reported at 21:12:59 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 02:12:59 / April 28, 2016 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10005c2g. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005c2g.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Piedmont, Blackwell.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 8 km SSW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.319° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2124° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW 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 2016-04-28 02:12:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-28 02:22:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 139 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 0.315 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 52 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 us10005c2g Id of event.
Event Code 10005c2g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005c2g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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