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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Cherokee in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.9115S, -98.3079WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Cherokee in Oklahoma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.47 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/11/17 / 2017-11-12 20:30:15 / November 12, 2017 @ 8:30 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bmee. Unique identifier: us2000bmee. Exact location of event, longitude -98.3079 West, latitude 36.9115 North, depth = 5.47 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:15 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Enid (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 17 km NNE of Cherokee, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.3079° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9115° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNE of Cherokee, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-12 20:30:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-12 20:58:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 121 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 0.133 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us2000bmee Id of event.
Event Code 2000bmee An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bmee, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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