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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Mooreland in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5187S, -98.9788WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 15:04:12 / February 3, 2017 @ 3:04 pm. Event id: us20008hds. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hds. Exact location, longitude -98.9788° West, latitude 36.5187° North, depth = 3.85 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.85 km (2 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:12 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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 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: 22 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9788° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5187° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-03 15:04:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-03 15:27:42 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 129 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 0.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us20008hds Id of event.
Event Code 20008hds An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hds, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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