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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Watonga in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.8417S, -98.2566WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Watonga in Oklahoma. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/19 / 2019-02-09 18:47:07 / February 9, 2019 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:47:07 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jfpw. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jfpw. Exact location of earthquake, -98.2566° West, 35.8417° North, depth 10 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bethany (c. 19 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Mustang (c. 17 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Clinton, Edmond (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 14 km E of Watonga, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.2566° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8417° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km E of Watonga, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-09 18:47:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-23 22:59:54 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 0.186 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us2000jfpw Id of event.
Event Code 2000jfpw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jfpw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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