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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Cherokee in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.7002S, -98.4252WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 02:58:00 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.27 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008sfv. Unique identifier: us20008sfv. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/03/17 / 2017-03-16 08:58:00 / March 16, 2017 @ 8:58 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.4252 West, latitude 36.7002 North, depth = 5.27 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 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 two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 8 km SW of Cherokee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.4252° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SW of Cherokee, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-16 08:58:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-16 09:13:17 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 5 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 178 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 0.201 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us20008sfv Id of event.
Event Code 20008sfv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008sfv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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