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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 5 km NNE of Cushing, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.0291S, -96.7393WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:13:55 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007a02. Unique identifier: us10007a02. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.7393 West, latitude 36.0291 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 13:13:55 / November 18, 2016 @ 1:13 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sand Springs (c. 18 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Jenks (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Skiatook, Harrah (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 5 km NNE of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7393° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0291° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE 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 2016-11-18 13:13:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-18 13:56:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 0.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us10007a02 Id of event.
Event Code 10007a02 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007a02, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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