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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2084S, -97.5626WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma. Global time and date of event 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 23:37:37 / August 8, 2018 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000g5kg. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5kg. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5626 West, latitude 36.2084 North, depth = 1.73 km. The temblor was detected at 17:37:37 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.73 km (1 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bethany, Warr Acres, Cushing (min 5000 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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 26 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5626° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2084° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km 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 2018-08-08 23:37:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-08 23:49:07 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 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 0.269 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 us1000g5kg Id of event.
Event Code 1000g5kg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g5kg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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