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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Laverne in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 36.93001938S, -99.94464111WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Laverne in Oklahoma. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -99.94464111 West, latitude 36.93001938 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020bmhe. Unique identifier: ok2020bmhe. The temblor was reported at 16:47:37 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 22:47:37 / January 21, 2020 @ 10:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Woodward (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Woodward (c. 12 100 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 24 km N of Laverne, Oklahoma.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.94464111° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.93001938° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km N of Laverne, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-21 22:47:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-21 22:48:58 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 124 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5616540909 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.295200031 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242.8337555 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 ok2020bmhe Id of event.
Event Code 2020bmhe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020bmhe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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