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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Cushing in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.044S, -96.78WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:56:58 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 20:56:58 / September 22, 2016 @ 8:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.209 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 4.209 km, -96.78° West, 36.044° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rrw. Unique identifier: us10006rrw.

The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Choctaw, Jenks (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km N of Cushing, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.78° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.044° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.209 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km N of Cushing, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-22 20:56:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-22 22:34:15 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 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006rrw Id of event.
Event Code 10006rrw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006rrw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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