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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Mooreland in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.5176S, -98.9413WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10008fe4. Event ids that are associated: us10008fe4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 08:01:10 / April 7, 2017 @ 8:01 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.9 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9413 West, latitude 36.5176 North, depth = 5.9 km. The temblor was reported at 02:01:10 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Woodward. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma. This data 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 -98.9413° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5176° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-07 08:01:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-07 08:10:02 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 0.117 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us10008fe4 Id of event.
Event Code 10008fe4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008fe4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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