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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag strikes near Lindsay in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 34.9602623S, -97.70587158WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lindsay in Oklahoma. Id of earthquake: ok2020bboj. Event ids that are associated: ok2020bboj. Exact location of event, longitude -97.70587158 West, latitude 34.9602623 North, depth = 1.311752081 km. Global time and date of event 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 01:55:54 / January 16, 2020 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:55:54 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.311752081 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Harrah, Piedmont, Lawton.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 16 km NW of Lindsay, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.70587158° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.9602623° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.311752081 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Lindsay, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-16 01:55:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-16 01:57:04 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 130 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 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09882106632 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7275987859 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39.05218506 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 ok2020bboj Id of event.
Event Code 2020bboj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020bboj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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