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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 18 km N of Taloga, Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2048S, -98.9249WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/09/18 / 2018-09-28 22:24:58 / September 28, 2018 @ 10:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.479 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:24:58 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h43k. Id of event: us1000h43k. Exact location, longitude -98.9249° West, latitude 36.2048° North, depth = 6.479 km.

The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Clinton (c. 9 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Watonga (c. 5 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Clinton, Watonga, Woodward. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km N of Taloga, Oklahoma. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9249° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2048° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.479 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km N of Taloga, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-28 22:24:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-20 21:49:14 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 129 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 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us1000h43k Id of event.
Event Code 1000h43k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h43k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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