Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 8 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1327S, -97.8145WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 03:52:31 / August 17, 2017 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:52:31 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.8145° West, latitude 36.1327° North, depth = 10.31 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.31 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a902. Event ids that are associated: us2000a902.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mustang, Oklahoma City, Bethany (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 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 four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

Did you feel it?

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. 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: 8 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8145° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-17 03:52:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-17 04:00:09 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 178 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 0.096 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 39 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 us2000a902 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a902 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a902, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply