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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Perry in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.2155S, -97.577WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Perry in Oklahoma on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.44 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000j8wn. Event ids that are associated: us2000j8wn. Exact location of event, longitude -97.577 West, latitude 36.2155 North, depth = 6.44 km. The temblor was detected at 11:51:44 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 17:51:44 / January 25, 2019 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Warr Acres, The Village, Blackwell. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ponca City (c. 25 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Guthrie (c. 10 200 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km WSW of Perry, Oklahoma. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.577° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2155° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km 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 2019-01-25 17:51:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-25 18:14:27 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 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46 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 us2000j8wn Id of event.
Event Code 2000j8wn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j8wn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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