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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.216S, -97.5814WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.96 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 10:22:20 / April 9, 2018 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwui. Unique identifier: us2000dwui. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5814 West, latitude 36.216 North, depth = 3.96 km. The temblor was detected at 04:22:20 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Harrah, Del City, Midwest City (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 27 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5814° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.216° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW 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 2018-04-09 10:22:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-09 10:42:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 293 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.3 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 449 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 0.124 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us2000dwui Id of event.
Event Code 2000dwui An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dwui, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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