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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Coalgate in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 34.6575S, -96.2589WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Coalgate in Oklahoma. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200082r8. Id of event: us200082r8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.95 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:32:20 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 7.95 km, -96.2589° West, 34.6575° North. Global time and date of event 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 09:32:20 / December 20, 2016 @ 9:32 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Durant, Seminole, McAlester (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from McAlester (c. 18 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Ada (c. 16 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Durant (c. 15 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Seminole (c. 7 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Holdenville (c. 5 800 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NNW of Coalgate, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.2589° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.6575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Coalgate, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-20 09:32:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-20 09:54:56 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 3.1 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 0.707 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us200082r8 Id of event.
Event Code 200082r8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200082r8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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