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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Spencer in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.4933S, -97.386WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Spencer in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006eis. Unique identifier: us20006eis. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.41 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.386 West, latitude 35.4933 North, depth = 5.41 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:52:50 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/16 / 2016-07-14 05:52:50 / July 14, 2016 @ 5:52 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Stillwater, Seminole, Chickasha (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km SSW of Spencer, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.386° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4933° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SSW of Spencer, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-07-14 05:52:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-14 06:10:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 131 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 0.092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us20006eis Id of event.
Event Code 20006eis An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006eis, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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