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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2817S, -97.5187WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 16:29:29 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5187 West, latitude 36.2817 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 21:29:29 / September 8, 2016 @ 9:29 pm. Unique identifier: us10006n67. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006n67.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Warr Acres (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Warr Acres, The Village, Cushing (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 20 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5187° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2817° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km W 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 2016-09-08 21:29:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-08 21:45:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 26 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.14 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 212 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 0.206 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us10006n67 Id of event.
Event Code 10006n67 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006n67, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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