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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Edmond in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.7634S, -97.4457WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.945 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.4457° West, latitude 35.7634° North, depth = 6.945 km. The temblor was reported at 01:29:21 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 07:29:21 / April 2, 2017 @ 7:29 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008e6u. Id of event: us10008e6u.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Blanchard, Noble (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. 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: 12 km NNE of Edmond, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4457° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7634° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.945 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNE of Edmond, 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 07:29:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-28 07:09:41 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 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 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008e6u Id of event.
Event Code 10008e6u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008e6u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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