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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag has occurred near Cushing in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.9861S, -96.803WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -96.803° West, 35.9861° North, depth 6.06 km. Unique identifier: us100075y8. Ids that are associated to the event: us100075y8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.06 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 01:44:24 / November 7, 2016 @ 1:44 am. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:44:24 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Noble, Holdenville, Mustang (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km W of Cushing, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.803° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9861° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W 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 2016-11-07 01:44:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-07 01:57:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1154 The total number of felt reports
CDI 7.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.63 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 1162 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 0.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us100075y8 Id of event.
Event Code 100075y8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075y8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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