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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Guthrie in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.8228S, -97.4376WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Guthrie in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -97.4376° West, 35.8228° North. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:21:27 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007pdk. Event ids that are associated: us10007pdk. Global time and date of event 03/01/17 / 2017-01-03 02:21:27 / January 3, 2017 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blanchard, Tecumseh, Noble (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).

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

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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. 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: 6 km S of Guthrie, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4376° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km S of Guthrie, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-03 02:21:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-03 02:41:26 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 3.92 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 189 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 0.029 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us10007pdk Id of event.
Event Code 10007pdk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007pdk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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