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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9789S, -97.2014WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 22:41:30 / September 24, 2016 @ 10:41 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:41:30 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006sf2. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006sf2. Exact location of event, depth 1.26 km, -97.2014° West, 35.9789° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.26 km (1 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Reno, Tecumseh, Ponca City.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NE of Langston, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE of Langston, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-24 22:41:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-24 22:53:42 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 199 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 0.078 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us10006sf2 Id of event.
Event Code 10006sf2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006sf2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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