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Minor earthquake: M2.99 quake has struck near Tuttle in Oklahoma

Earthquake location 35.27574539S, -97.88269043WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Tuttle in Oklahoma. The temblor was reported at 02:14:51 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 08:14:51 / February 21, 2020 @ 8:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.88269043 West, latitude 35.27574539 North, depth = 0.6578803658 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.6578803658 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ok2020dpuz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ok2020dpuz, us70007u1r.

Event epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Norman (c. 110 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Moore (c. 55 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guthrie, Harrah, Choctaw (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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 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: 7 km WSW of Tuttle, Oklahoma.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.88269043° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.27574539° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.6578803658 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km 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 2020-02-21 08:14:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-21 08:21:28 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 138 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 90 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1043413058 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6534096335 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 18.87054443 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 ok2020dpuz Id of event.
Event Code 2020dpuz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ok2020dpuz,us70007u1r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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