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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Edmond in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.6733S, -97.396WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.717 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007phw. Event ids that are associated: us10007phw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/16 / 2016-12-29 23:18:54 / December 29, 2016 @ 11:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 5.717 km, -97.396° West, 35.6733° North. The temblor was reported at 17:18:54 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 7 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.396° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6733° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.717 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-29 23:18:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-06 00:31:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 34 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 172 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007phw Id of event.
Event Code 10007phw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007phw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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