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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Hennessey in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.1449S, -97.678WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:00 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/17 / 2017-12-29 04:45:00 / December 29, 2017 @ 4:45 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bxhi. Unique identifier: us1000bxhi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -97.678 West, latitude 36.1449 North, depth = 5 km.

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moore, Harrah, Mustang (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 20 km ENE of Hennessey, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.678° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1449° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 2017-12-29 04:45:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-29 04:59:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 53 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.77 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 291 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 0.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us1000bxhi Id of event.
Event Code 1000bxhi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bxhi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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