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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Chickasha in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.1295S, -97.8667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Chickasha in Oklahoma. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jl3t. Unique identifier: us2000jl3t. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:52:32 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.8667° West, latitude 35.1295° North, depth = 6.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.3 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 14:52:32 / February 21, 2019 @ 2:52 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Harrah, Lawton, Pauls Valley. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 10 km NE of Chickasha, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.8667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.1295° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NE of Chickasha, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-21 14:52:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-21 22:52:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 122 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 0.067 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us2000jl3t Id of event.
Event Code 2000jl3t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jl3t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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