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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Prague in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.5259S, -96.7755WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Prague in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 30/05/18 / 2018-05-30 13:22:47 / May 30, 2018 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.969 km, -96.7755° West, 35.5259° North. Unique identifier: us1000eepj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000eepj. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:22:47 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.969 km (4 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Warr Acres, Okmulgee, Henryetta. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Prague, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.7755° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.5259° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.969 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km WNW of Prague, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-30 13:22:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-27 06:02:31 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 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 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us1000eepj Id of event.
Event Code 1000eepj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eepj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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