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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2611S, -97.5844WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.19 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5844 West, latitude 36.2611 North, depth = 1.19 km. The temblor was reported at 05:33:12 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/17 / 2017-03-25 11:33:12 / March 25, 2017 @ 11:33 am. Event id: us20008ukd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ukd.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was The Village, Piedmont, Edmond (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days three hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 26 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5844° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2611° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km W of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-25 11:33:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-25 11:46:04 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 2 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 139 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 0.156 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 16 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 us20008ukd Id of event.
Event Code 20008ukd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008ukd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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