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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 12 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.857S, -96.6853WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.69 km (2 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 23:11:24 / July 15, 2017 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:11:24 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.6853 West, latitude 35.857 North, depth = 3.69 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wph. Unique identifier: us20009wph.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Henryetta, Midwest City, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop).

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 six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6853° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.857° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2017-07-15 23:11:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 23:23:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 139 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 0.106 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us20009wph Id of event.
Event Code 20009wph An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wph, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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