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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 17 km NNW of Langston, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.0969S, -97.3149WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 21:47:19 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -97.3149° West, 36.0969° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/16 / 2016-05-29 02:47:19 / May 29, 2016 @ 2:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005yyp. Id of event: us20005yyp.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blackwell, Yukon, Del City.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 17 km NNW of Langston, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3149° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0969° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNW 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 2016-05-29 02:47:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-29 02:57:57 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 168 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 0.309 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us20005yyp Id of event.
Event Code 20005yyp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005yyp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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