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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9797S, -97.2043WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:24:18 / 8:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005j9b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005j9b. Exact location of earthquake, -97.2043° West, 35.9797° North, depth 2.82 km. Global time and date of event 23/05/16 / 2016-05-23 01:24:18 / May 23, 2016 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.82 km (2 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, Enid, Moore. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (39 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 5 km NE of Langston, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2043° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9797° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NE of Langston, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-23 01:24:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-23 01:36:53 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 0.225 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 us10005j9b Id of event.
Event Code 10005j9b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005j9b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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