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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Blanchard in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.0312S, -97.5857WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: us2000giuy. Event ids that are associated: us2000giuy. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:13 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 10:11:13 / August 1, 2018 @ 10:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5857 West, latitude 35.0312 North, depth = 5 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Shawnee (c. 29 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Edmond, Piedmont, Shawnee (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 13 km SSE of Blanchard, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5857° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0312° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSE of Blanchard, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-01 10:11:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-01 10:23:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 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 194 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 0.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us2000giuy Id of event.
Event Code 2000giuy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000giuy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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