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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Purcell in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 34.9856S, -97.539WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Purcell in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us1000f2i5. Event ids that are associated: us1000f2i5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 18:45:42 / June 26, 2018 @ 6:45 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.539° West, latitude 34.9856° North, depth = 3.409 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.409 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:45:42 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Piedmont, Edmond, El Reno. Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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: 16 km W of Purcell, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.539° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9856° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.409 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km W of Purcell, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-26 18:45:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-27 18:58:16 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 2.7 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 121 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000f2i5 Id of event.
Event Code 1000f2i5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f2i5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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