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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Hennessey in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.0355S, -97.9032WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.871 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -97.9032° West, latitude 36.0355° North, depth = 6.871 km. The temblor was detected at 02:25:39 / 2:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000cg26. Id of event: us1000cg26. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/18 / 2018-02-05 08:25:39 / February 5, 2018 @ 8:25 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moore, Tuttle, Choctaw (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km S of Hennessey, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.0355° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.871 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km S 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 2018-02-05 08:25:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-05 15:12:31 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 4.31 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 211 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 24 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 us1000cg26 Id of event.
Event Code 1000cg26 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000cg26, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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