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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2391S, -97.565WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Exact location of event, longitude -97.565 West, latitude 36.2391 North, depth = 1.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:46:42 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/16 / 2016-08-09 21:46:42 / August 9, 2016 @ 9:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.7 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006cgg. Id of event: us10006cgg.

Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Watonga, Choctaw, El Reno (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.565° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2391° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km 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 21:46:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-09 22:17:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 115 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.52 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 281 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 0.15 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 us10006cgg Id of event.
Event Code 10006cgg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006cgg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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