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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Cherokee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.7906S, -98.2631WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Unique identifier: us10006szm. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006szm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 23:30:51 / September 26, 2016 @ 11:30 pm. The temblor was reported at 18:30:51 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.2631° West, 36.7906° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 9 km ENE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.2631° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7906° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ENE 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 2016-09-26 23:30:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 23:44:06 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 3.4 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 212 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 0.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us10006szm Id of event.
Event Code 10006szm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006szm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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