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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.6768S, -97.4112WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4112 West, latitude 35.6768 North, depth = 9.38 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a3y4. Event ids that are associated: us2000a3y4. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.38 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 02:56:37 / August 3, 2017 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:37 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close 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 Watonga, Enid, Chickasha. Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. 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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4112° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6768° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-03 02:56:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-03 03:10:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 225 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.27 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 404 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 0.124 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 67 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 us2000a3y4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a3y4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a3y4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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