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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 36.2911S, -97.5233WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 12:16:01 / April 7, 2018 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000dw0r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dw0r. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5233 West, latitude 36.2911 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 06:16:01 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arkansas City, Harrah, Del City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km W of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5233° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2911° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km W of Perry, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-07 12:16:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-07 12:35:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 348 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.69 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 496 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 0.21 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dw0r Id of event.
Event Code 2000dw0r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dw0r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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