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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Stroud in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.8519S, -96.659WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 08:00:09 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008trk. Event ids that are associated: us20008trk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.36 km (2 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 14:00:09 / March 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm. Exact location, longitude -96.659° West, latitude 35.8519° North, depth = 3.36 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Holdenville, Oklahoma City, The Village. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (55 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km N of Stroud, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.659° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8519° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km 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 2017-03-22 14:00:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-22 14:13:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.89 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 247 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 0.126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us20008trk Id of event.
Event Code 20008trk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008trk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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