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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Enid in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.4895S, -97.7091WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Enid in Oklahoma on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 23:17:17 / March 4, 2018 @ 11:17 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -97.7091 West, latitude 36.4895 North, depth = 5.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000dc7w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dc7w. The temblor was detected at 17:17:17 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles).

Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Arkansas City (c. 12 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Arkansas City, Guthrie (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km NE of Enid, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7091° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4895° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NE of Enid, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-04 23:17:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 23:36:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 443 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.92 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 506 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 0.509 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 20 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dc7w Id of event.
Event Code 2000dc7w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dc7w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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