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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 12 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.8549S, -96.6968WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Stroud in Oklahoma on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -96.6968° West, 35.8549° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was detected at 22:18:33 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 04:18:33 / September 29, 2017 @ 4:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000awd1. Unique identifier: us2000awd1.

Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Tulsa (c. 391 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Midwest City, Edmond, Bixby.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 12 km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.6968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8549° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW of Stroud, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-29 04:18:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 04:39:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 139 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 0.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 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 mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000awd1 Id of event.
Event Code 2000awd1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000awd1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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