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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.9862S, -97.202WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us10008efy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008efy. The temblor was detected at 17:49:52 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 23:49:52 / April 4, 2017 @ 11:49 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.202 West, latitude 35.9862 North, depth = 4.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.38 km (3 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shawnee, Moore, Enid (min 5000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NE of Langston, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.202° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9862° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE of Langston, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-04 23:49:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-05 00:01:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 149 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 0.084 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 27 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 us10008efy Id of event.
Event Code 10008efy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008efy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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