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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Cherokee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.8582S, -98.3362WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:08:08 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.3362 West, latitude 36.8582 North, depth = 2.46 km. Global time and date of event 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 06:08:08 / September 17, 2016 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006qd2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006qd2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.46 km (2 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop). Close 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 two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km N of Cherokee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.3362° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8582° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km N of Cherokee, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-17 06:08:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-17 06:15:43 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 158 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 0.114 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us10006qd2 Id of event.
Event Code 10006qd2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006qd2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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