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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Crescent in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1287S, -97.5954WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Crescent in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.63 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009wpw. Unique identifier: us20009wpw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 23:47:00 / July 15, 2017 @ 11:47 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:47:00 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.5954° West, latitude 36.1287° North, depth = 1.63 km.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, Choctaw, El Reno (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 19 km N of Crescent, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5954° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1287° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km N of Crescent, 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 23:47:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-15 23:57:34 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 0.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 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 us20009wpw Id of event.
Event Code 20009wpw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wpw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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