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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Hennessey in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.0342S, -97.8971WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.09 km (1 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:06:17 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 12:06:17 / November 2, 2017 @ 12:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8971 West, latitude 36.0342 North, depth = 2.09 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bfiy. Event ids that are associated: us2000bfiy.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuttle, Choctaw, Midwest City (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 S of Hennessey, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8971° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km S 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 2017-11-02 12:06:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-02 12:20:03 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 0.19 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us2000bfiy Id of event.
Event Code 2000bfiy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bfiy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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