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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag strikes near Lindsay in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 34.96393204S, -97.68945312WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lindsay in Oklahoma. Event id: ok2020dhtm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020dhtm. The 2.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:24:35 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.68945312° West, latitude 34.96393204° North, depth = 1.340663671 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 22:24:35 / February 16, 2020 @ 10:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.340663671 km (1 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lawton (c. 96 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecumseh, Piedmont, Harrah (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km NNW of Lindsay, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.68945312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.96393204° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.340663671 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NNW 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 2020-02-16 22:24:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-16 22:32:21 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 2.2 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 122 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 71 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08889003098 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6715402677 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23.5791626 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 ok2020dhtm Id of event.
Event Code 2020dhtm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020dhtm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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