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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.8905S, -97.2921WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/17 / 2017-12-21 08:05:26 / December 21, 2017 @ 8:05 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.11 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.2921 West, latitude 35.8905 North, depth = 3.11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bu9g. Id of event: us1000bu9g. The temblor was detected at 02:05:26 / 2:05 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecumseh, Enid, Newcastle (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 6 km SSW of Langston, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.2921° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8905° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Langston, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-21 08:05:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-21 08:25:58 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 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 0.246 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us1000bu9g Id of event.
Event Code 1000bu9g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bu9g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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