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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 4 km WSW of Yale, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.0935S, -96.7415WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006nh3. Unique identifier: us10006nh3. Exact location of event, longitude -96.7415 West, latitude 36.0935 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 17:51:28 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 22:51:28 / September 9, 2016 @ 10:51 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bixby, Harrah, Ponca City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Yale, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7415° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW of Yale, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-09 22:51:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-09 23:10:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 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 148 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 0.082 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 us10006nh3 Id of event.
Event Code 10006nh3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006nh3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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