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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Cherokee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.6805S, -98.4107WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -98.4107° West, 36.6805° North, depth 6.23 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 11:29:12 / May 16, 2017 @ 11:29 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:29:12 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.23 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008spr. Unique identifier: us10008spr.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enid (min 5000 pop).

Each 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 nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 9 km SSW of Cherokee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.4107° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.6805° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSW 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 2017-05-16 11:29:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-16 11:45:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 179 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 0.202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 us10008spr Id of event.
Event Code 10008spr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008spr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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