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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Edmond in Oklahoma



Earthquake location 35.6717S, -97.4076WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Edmond in Oklahoma on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dw3h. Unique identifier: us2000dw3h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.31 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 16:21:22 / April 7, 2018 @ 4:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.4076 West, latitude 35.6717 North, depth = 6.31 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:21:22 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Purcell, Perry, Cushing (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 6 km ENE of Edmond, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.4076° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.6717° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ENE of Edmond, 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 16:21:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-07 16:33:44 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 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 148 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 0.035 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us2000dw3h Id of event.
Event Code 2000dw3h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dw3h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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