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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Cushing in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9993S, -96.7646WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:55:33 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10007bdl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bdl. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -96.7646° West, 35.9993° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 09:55:33 / November 22, 2016 @ 9:55 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Broken Arrow, Del City, Owasso (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km N of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km N 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 2016-11-22 09:55:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-22 10:13:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 8 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.71 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 250 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 0.024 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us10007bdl Id of event.
Event Code 10007bdl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007bdl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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