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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Blanchard in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.1228S, -97.5761WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Blanchard in Oklahoma on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.5761° West, 35.1228° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 04:58:53 / March 25, 2019 @ 4:58 am. The temblor was detected at 22:58:53 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000jl5k. Event ids that are associated: us1000jl5k. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Shawnee, Anadarko, Tecumseh. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 7 km ESE of Blanchard, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5761° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.1228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Blanchard, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-25 04:58:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-25 05:21:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 25 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.7 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 130 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 0.196 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jl5k Id of event.
Event Code 1000jl5k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jl5k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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