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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Taloga in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2055S, -98.926WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Taloga in Oklahoma on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.926 West, latitude 36.2055 North, depth = 6.61 km. Unique identifier: us2000i666. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i666. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:59:23 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 13:59:23 / October 28, 2018 @ 1:59 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Clinton, Watonga, Woodward. 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). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 18 km N of Taloga, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.926° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2055° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.61 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 2018-10-28 13:59:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-05 15:17:49 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 0.11 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us2000i666 Id of event.
Event Code 2000i666 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i666, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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