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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2172S, -97.5738WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:25:24 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.77 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -97.5738° West, latitude 36.2172° North, depth = 5.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 04:25:24 / September 14, 2016 @ 4:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006pe7. Event ids that are associated: us10006pe7.

The epicenter was 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 (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cushing, The Village, Blackwell (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5738° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2172° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km 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 2016-09-14 04:25:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-14 04:35:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 121 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 0.129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us10006pe7 Id of event.
Event Code 10006pe7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006pe7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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