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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1983S, -97.4276WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008i2b. Unique identifier: us10008i2b. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/17 / 2017-04-16 06:29:30 / April 16, 2017 @ 6:29 am. The temblor was reported at 00:29:30 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.4276° West, 36.1983° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Choctaw, Bethany, Warr Acres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km SW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4276° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1983° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW 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 2017-04-16 06:29:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-16 06:53:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 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 159 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 0.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 us10008i2b Id of event.
Event Code 10008i2b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008i2b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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