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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Cushing in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.9915S, -96.8025WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cushing in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.225 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:56:33 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 04:56:33 / September 28, 2017 @ 4:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, -96.8025° West, 35.9915° North, depth 5.225 km. Id of earthquake: us2000avr9. Event ids that are associated: us2000avr9.

Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sapulpa (c. 20 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jenks, Tulsa, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km WNW of Cushing, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.8025° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.9915° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.225 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Cushing, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-28 04:56:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-28 21:00:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.9 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 143 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000avr9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000avr9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000avr9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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