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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 0 km WSW of Spencer, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.5213S, -97.3848WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Spencer in Oklahoma on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 21:06:29 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 02:06:29 / September 9, 2016 @ 2:06 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006n8p. Id of event: us10006n8p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3848 West, latitude 35.5213 North, depth = 5 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Perry, Cushing, Seminole (min 5000 pop).

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 seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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: 0 km WSW of Spencer, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3848° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5213° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km WSW 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 2016-09-09 02:06:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-09 02:18:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 226 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.31 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 360 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 0.067 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us10006n8p Id of event.
Event Code 10006n8p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006n8p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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