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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Hennessey in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1487S, -97.6724WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 09:47:47 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000bt3p. Event ids that are associated: us1000bt3p. Exact location of earthquake, -97.6724° West, 36.1487° North, depth 3.35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.35 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/12/17 / 2017-12-19 15:47:47 / December 19, 2017 @ 3:47 pm UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oklahoma City, Watonga, El Reno.

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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.6724° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1487° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km ENE 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 2017-12-19 15:47:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-19 16:03:32 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 138 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 0.024 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us1000bt3p Id of event.
Event Code 1000bt3p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bt3p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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