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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Mooreland in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.5363S, -98.9652WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mooreland in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9652 West, latitude 36.5363 North, depth = 5.382 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:01 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009kqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009kqe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.382 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 04:36:01 / June 5, 2017 @ 4:36 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 24 km ENE of Mooreland, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5363° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.382 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km 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 2017-06-05 04:36:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-08 03:16:55 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us20009kqe Id of event.
Event Code 20009kqe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009kqe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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