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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Stroud in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.8397S, -96.6512WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 18:30:41 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100086el. Id of event: us100086el. Exact location of event, depth 4.57 km, -96.6512° West, 35.8397° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 00:30:41 / March 2, 2017 @ 12:30 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.57 km (3 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Midwest City, Edmond, Perry (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 10 km N of Stroud, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8397° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km N of Stroud, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-02 00:30:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-02 00:43:38 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 148 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 0.124 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 51 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 us100086el Id of event.
Event Code 100086el An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100086el, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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