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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag has occurred near Lindsay in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 34.96233333S, -97.7105WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lindsay in Oklahoma on Saturday. Event id: ok2020bgvm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007aav, ok2020bgvm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.29 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7105 West, latitude 34.96233333 North, depth = 7.29 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:11:47 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 23:11:47 / January 18, 2020 @ 11:11 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecumseh, Harrah, Piedmont (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 73 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).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.7105° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.96233333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.29 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 2020-01-18 23:11:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-19 00:20:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.5 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 137 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 ,us,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 0.1034796938 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 ok2020bgvm Id of event.
Event Code 2020bgvm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007aav,ok2020bgvm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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