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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Cushing in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9986S, -96.7476WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.17 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -96.7476° West, 35.9986° North, depth 3.17 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bdj. Id of event: us10007bdj. Global time and date of event 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 09:54:47 / November 22, 2016 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:47 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Skiatook, Bixby, Edmond (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 2 km NE of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7476° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NE 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 09:54:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-22 10:11:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 168 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 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us10007bdj Id of event.
Event Code 10007bdj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007bdj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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