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Light earthquake: M4.01 quake has struck near Kingfisher in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.85116196S, -98.07202148WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kingfisher in Oklahoma on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:48:18 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.850039959 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.07202148° West, latitude 35.85116196° North, depth = 2.850039959 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/19 / 2019-07-25 05:48:18 / July 25, 2019 @ 5:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2019okzq. Id of event: ok2019okzq.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chickasha, Clinton, Anadarko (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Yukon (c. 22 700 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km W of Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.07202148° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.85116196° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.850039959 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km W of Kingfisher, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-25 05:48:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-25 05:53:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 automatic 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 248 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ok The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ok, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 88 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.123420842 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5298659155 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 22.90136719 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 ok2019okzq Id of event.
Event Code 2019okzq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019okzq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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