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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Luther in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.6871S, -97.3159WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Luther in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 05:10:47 / March 1, 2018 @ 5:10 am. Unique identifier: us2000d9jj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9jj. The temblor was picked up at 23:10:47 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.52 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3159 West, latitude 35.6871 North, depth = 6.52 km.

Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Seminole, Purcell, Blanchard (min 5000 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km WNW of Luther, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3159° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6871° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Luther, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-01 05:10:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-01 05:30:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 174 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 0.056 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us2000d9jj Id of event.
Event Code 2000d9jj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d9jj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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