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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Langston in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.9427S, -97.2957WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mdx. Unique identifier: us10006mdx. Exact location of event, depth 5.69 km, -97.2957° West, 35.9427° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.69 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 13:00:00 / September 6, 2016 @ 1:00 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:00:00 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Shawnee, El Reno, Mustang. Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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: 3 km W of Langston, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2957° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9427° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W 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 2016-09-06 13:00:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-29 14:24:14 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us10006mdx Id of event.
Event Code 10006mdx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006mdx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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