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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Prague in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.5759S, -96.7514WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Prague in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 3.98 km, -96.7514° West, 35.5759° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ajtf. Unique identifier: us2000ajtf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 03:27:06 / September 11, 2017 @ 3:27 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.98 km (2 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:27:06 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Jenks, Newcastle, Sand Springs (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNW of Prague, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7514° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5759° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km NNW of Prague, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-11 03:27:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 03:41:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.25 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 213 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 0.253 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 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 us2000ajtf Id of event.
Event Code 2000ajtf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ajtf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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