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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2281S, -97.5618WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 18:05:41 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/17 / 2017-12-16 00:05:41 / December 16, 2017 @ 12:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.53 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5618 West, latitude 36.2281 North, depth = 4.53 km. Event id: us2000c54x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c54x.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cushing, The Village, Blackwell (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 25 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5618° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2281° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-16 00:05:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-16 00:31:45 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 2.2 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 0.144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us2000c54x Id of event.
Event Code 2000c54x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000c54x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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