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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Hennessey in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1571S, -97.674WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 19:48:29 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.674 West, latitude 36.1571 North, depth = 4.63 km. Event id: us100073l6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073l6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 00:48:29 / November 2, 2016 @ 12:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.63 km (3 miles).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oklahoma City, Watonga, El Reno. The epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 20 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.674° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1571° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-02 00:48:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 00:59:16 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 138 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 0.03 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us100073l6 Id of event.
Event Code 100073l6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100073l6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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