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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Watonga in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.867S, -98.3087WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:14:35 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.3087 West, latitude 35.867 North, depth = 3.94 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.94 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us20008sbs. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008sbs. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 19:14:35 / March 15, 2017 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Edmond, Tuttle, The Village. Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km ENE of Watonga, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.3087° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.867° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km ENE of Watonga, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-15 19:14:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-15 19:20:44 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 138 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 0.151 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us20008sbs Id of event.
Event Code 20008sbs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008sbs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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