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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Langston in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.072S, -97.3213WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Langston in Oklahoma on Sunday. Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 18:50:52 / March 18, 2018 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:50:52 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.3213 West, latitude 36.072 North, depth = 5.46 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.46 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d67e. Event ids that are associated: us1000d67e.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yukon, Ponca City, Del City (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 24 km (15 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NNW of Langston, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.3213° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.072° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km NNW 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 2018-03-18 18:50:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-18 19:19:03 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 0.2 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us1000d67e Id of event.
Event Code 1000d67e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d67e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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