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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 0 km NNW of Yale, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1204S, -96.7018WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Yale in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10007f6w. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007f6w. Exact location of earthquake, -96.7018° West, 36.1204° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:41:37 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/16 / 2016-12-06 15:41:37 / December 6, 2016 @ 3:41 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Broken Arrow, Collinsville, Harrah (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Owasso (c. 28 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bixby (c. 20 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 0 km NNW of Yale, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7018° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1204° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km NNW of Yale, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-06 15:41:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-06 15:58:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.98 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 191 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 0.051 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 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 us10007f6w Id of event.
Event Code 10007f6w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007f6w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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