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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Okeene in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1555S, -98.2908WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Okeene in Oklahoma on Wednesday. Event id: us2000hk42. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hk42. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.2908 West, latitude 36.1555 North, depth = 5.106 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.106 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 07:37:17 / September 26, 2018 @ 7:37 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:37:17 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Reno, Piedmont, Enid (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Piedmont (c. 5 700 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 4 km NNE of Okeene, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.2908° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1555° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.106 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE of Okeene, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-26 07:37:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-27 16:08:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 138 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 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us2000hk42 Id of event.
Event Code 2000hk42 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hk42, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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