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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Cherokee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.8118S, -98.2618WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 02:10:12 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 08:10:12 / April 2, 2017 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10008dwv. Event ids that are associated: us10008dwv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.2618° West, latitude 36.8118° North, depth = 5 km.

Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km NE of Cherokee, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.2618° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE 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 2017-04-02 08:10:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-02 08:31:29 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 121 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 0.042 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us10008dwv Id of event.
Event Code 10008dwv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dwv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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