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Minor earthquake 2.92 mag, 29 km NE of Beaver, Oklahoma


Earthquake location 36.9951973S, -100.2794037WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Beaver in Oklahoma. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -100.2794037° West, 36.9951973° North. Unique identifier: ok2019yglr. Ids that are associated to the event: ok2019yglr. The temblor was reported at 19:35:00 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 01:35:00 / December 12, 2019 @ 1:35 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Liberal (c. 20 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Liberal (min 5000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 29 km NE of Beaver, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.2794037° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9951973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NE of Beaver, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-12 01:35:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-12 01:38:19 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 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 131 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3339773417 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9127308434 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 293.7065277 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 ok2019yglr Id of event.
Event Code 2019yglr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2019yglr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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