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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 9 km N of Hennessey, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.1909S, -97.9014WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Hennessey in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9014° West, 36.1909° North, depth 5 km. Id of earthquake: us1000h8md. Event ids that are associated: us1000h8md. The temblor was picked up at 22:56:46 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 04:56:46 / October 8, 2018 @ 4:56 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yukon, The Village, Stillwater. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from El Reno (c. 16 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km N of Hennessey, 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 -97.9014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.1909° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km N of Hennessey, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-08 04:56:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-08 05:04:30 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 0.32 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 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 us1000h8md Id of event.
Event Code 1000h8md An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h8md, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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