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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 13 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.8688S, -96.6971WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Friday. Global time and date of event 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 13:47:35 / July 14, 2017 @ 1:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.6971 West, latitude 35.8688 North, depth = 9.25 km. The temblor was detected at 07:47:35 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.25 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wba. Unique identifier: us20009wba.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bethany, Moore, Catoosa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Broken Arrow (c. 98 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 93 km (57 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8688° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-14 13:47:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-14 14:15:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 565 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.01 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 593 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 0.091 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 15 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009wba Id of event.
Event Code 20009wba An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wba, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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