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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag has occurred near Tuttle in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.27726364S, -97.88140106WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tuttle in Oklahoma on Wednesday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:46:45 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.88140106 West, latitude 35.27726364 North, depth = 0.7761035562 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 22:46:45 / February 19, 2020 @ 10:46 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ok2020dngt. Unique identifier: ok2020dngt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.7761035562 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Harrah, Choctaw, Purcell (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 6 km WSW of Tuttle, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.88140106° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.27726364° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.7761035562 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WSW of Tuttle, Oklahoma Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-19 22:46:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-19 22:50:26 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 123 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1051569209 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7682986803 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26.35488892 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 ok2020dngt Id of event.
Event Code 2020dngt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020dngt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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