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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 27 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.215S, -97.5753WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/16 / 2016-08-09 21:46:34 / August 9, 2016 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.46 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.5753° West, latitude 36.215° North, depth = 5.46 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:46:34 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006cge. Unique identifier: us10006cge.

The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Reno, Oklahoma City, Yukon (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5753° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.215° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW 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 2016-08-09 21:46:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-09 22:50:39 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 4.59 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 188 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 0.127 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006cge Id of event.
Event Code 10006cge An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006cge, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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